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Associate Scientist - Cell Culture, Tissue Culture

Company: myGwork
Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health. PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry and continues to deliver innovative solutions to our clients through our collaborative approach, including PPD - Laboratories FSP. PPD - Laboratories FSP is a unique partnership that allows our clients to leverage the experience of our PPD staff, while allowing you, the employee, to gain direct experience working onsite at a pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical company, all while maintaining full-time benefits/advantages of being a part of PPD. As an Associate Scientist , you will use state-of-the-art technologies to perform high-quality sample testing for key pharmaceutical clients across the industry. At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and well-being of our employees. Summarized Purpose: The Client's Early Molecular Biology and Serum Serology group in Pre-clinical Research & Development is looking for a motivated scientist with tissue culture and molecular biology background to join the team. The candidate must have a sterile tissue culture experience and ability to critically read and review literature and present their analysis to a diverse audience. Essential Functions: Working in a highly collaborative environment, the successful candidate will: Implement tissue culture protocols for a range of applications Work both independently and as a member of cross-functional teams Critically analyze scientific literature and write reviews Problem solves with assistance pertaining to extraction and/or instrumentation problems. Performs work assignments accurately, and in a timely and safe manner. PPD Defining Principles: We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD - If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you. #LI-LM2Job Qualification: Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 1+ year) or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience In some cases, an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Have at least 3-6 months of research experience in sterile tissue culture Must be detail oriented; possess problem solving skills, and the ability work with matrixed leadership Must possess EXCELLENT interpersonal and communication skills and able to collaborate in a cross-functional environment Ability to respectfully interact in person and electronically with colleagues and collaborators from a variety of cultures and organizations Ability to utilize Microsoft Excel and Word to perform tasks Good written and oral communication skills Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team Working Environment: PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role: Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner. Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours. Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds . Able to work in non-traditional work environments. Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency. May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments. Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities. As a condition of employment with PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, in this role, you must have received your Covid-19 vaccine and you must disclose proof of your vaccination status upon employment.Diversity StatementPPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group. This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

Keywords: myGwork, Rockville , Associate Scientist - Cell Culture, Tissue Culture, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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