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Aerotek Research Scientist in Mountain View, California

Description:

We are seeking an individual with strong practical expertise in molecular and cell biology laboratory procedures to independently carry out customer-driven service projects and support development efforts to expand applications of our existing technology portfolio.

Requirements:

Ability to manage and make progress on multiple objectives in parallel.

Desire and interest to develop and optimize new technologies relevant to the fields of gene function and therapeutic target discovery.

Ability to describe and document laboratory work, procedures, and findings clearly and concisely for use in protocol manuals, marketing collateral, application notes and articles, presentations, and posters.

Flexible and able to occasionally work weekends for cell culture maintenance if necessary.

Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work independently.

Ability to clearly, concisely, and effectively communicate with both internal and external researchers.

Effective collaboration with team members and external researchers to carry out projects.

Skills:

Research & development, Development, Cell culture, flow cytometry, virology

Top Skills Details:

Mammalian cell culture

Gene editing

Viral product cell assays (with compounds and drugs)

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Virology, Molecular Biology, or similar discipline.

Post-doctoral research experience and hands-on knowledge of mammalian cell culture, viral delivery vectors, PCR, gene editing, flow cytometry, and related advanced cell and molecular biology technologies. Experience in NGS and RNA-Seq analysis a plus.

Ability to clearly, concisely, and effectively communicate with both internal and external researchers.

Effective collaboration with team members and external researchers to carry out projects.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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