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Associate Scientist

Company: Prokatchers LLC
Location: Rockville
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Associate Scientist 1 Duration: 04+ Month's contract (Possible extension) Location: 9800 Medical Drive Center, Rockville, MD 20850 Job Description: As an Associate Scientist 1 your activities will support assay development through commercial application of new and innovative service offerings within the biosafety testing space. You are responsible for the scientific integrity of technical work performed in the laboratory, and are required to make scientific observations, maintain detailed workbooks/documentation and ensure all documentation fulfills generally accepted professional/industry standards. Requirements also include maintaining a thorough understanding of company testing services, technical principles and applications as they apply to your position. All roles related to the clinical and non-clinical development of competitive products and solutions. Activities include, all aspects of research, technology development, product development, solution development and testing. Initiates, directs and executes scientific research and/or development related to Biology, Biochemistry and Virology. Investigates feasibility applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to inventions, products, and problems. IMPACT: Impacts the results of own team with own contributions. COMPLEXITY: Performs routine assignments using existing procedures OR works autonomously within established procedures and practices that require knowledge of concepts and procedures within a job discipline OR specialized technical expertise within an analytical/scientific method or operational process. ACCOUNTABILITY/ INDEPENDENCE: Accountable for the quality of own work. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from more senior level roles. EXPERIENCE: Typically graduate background with little professional experience. Non-graduate jobholders require a substantial amount of professional experience and additional qualifications that also provides exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts. EXPERIENCE: Typically reports to a Manager role, Project Manager role for a defined period of time based on organizational set-up (there is not necessarily a difference in role level between a manager and its direct reports - same level or lower level reporting is possible, provided job scope and responsibilities are clearly distinct); typically no direct reports. BS or AS degree and 1-2 yrs experience, or HS Diploma/equivalent and 5+ yrs experience Scope of responsibility: Perform assays/ testing for a laboratory within Biologics. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. The Associate Scientist 1 (AS1) will perform safety testing required to manufacture clinical and commercial products.--- The AS1 is required to make scientific observations, maintain detailed workbooks/documentation and ensure all documentation fulfills generally accepted professional/industry standards.--- Additionally, they are required to maintain a thorough understanding of BioReliance services, technical principles and applications. Essential Job functions: Conducts assigned testing with minimal supervision within constraints of lab scheduling. Performs testing in accordance with SOPs and regulations (cGMP and GLP). Maintains complete and comprehensive records for study integrity. Makes detailed observations and documents results. Operates and maintains lab equipment as required by SOPs and testing procedures. Performs peer review of assay batch/lab records to ensure Right First Time (RFT) Utilizes applicable computer programs during testing and routine tasks (i.e. Word, Excel, Oracle, LIMS, BRIQS, etc.). Utilizes problem solving/ trouble shooting skills. Communicates deviations/ events, progress and interim results to Study Management. Informs supervisor of deviations or factors that may affect quality and accuracy of data. Maintains a working knowledge of lab procedures and assays. Assists with revisions to SOPs, laboratory records and other documentation as assigned. Complies with company health and safety regulations and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. Job Requirements:Basic qualifications: BA/BS in scientific discipline with 0-3 years relevant experience AA degree in scientific discipline with 2 or more years relevant experience Or equivalent relevant experience Experience with relevant laboratory practices, techniques, equipment, materials and mathematical calculations. - Knowledge and Skills: Basic skills in applicable computer programs Good oral and written communication skills Works well in a team based environment - Additional local needs: 0-10% Travel required Maybe required to work overtime or flexible shifts

Keywords: Prokatchers LLC, Rockville , Associate Scientist, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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