Analytik NEWS
Online Laboratory Magazine
10/03/2022

Scientist II/III, Immunology & Inflammatory (m/f/d)

Share:

Scientist III Requirements:

  • Master's Degree from an accredited institution with three-plus (3+) years of experience in related scientific discipline, OR Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with seven-plus (7+) years of experience in related scientific discipline or equivalent experience in related field

Scientist II Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with three-plus (3+) years of experience in related scientific discipline or Master's Degree from an accredited institution in related scientific discipline or equivalent experience in related field

Knowledge, Skills, Experience needed for both levels:

  • Proven experience and knowledge of human cell isolation and culture including downstream functional readouts
  • Experience in ELISAs, flow cytometry is required. Basic knowledge of RNA isolation methods and analysis is a plus.
  • Ability to troubleshoot assays and interpret complex data in an independent fashion
  • Excellent agility to take on multiple tasks and effective time management skills
  • Possess strong written and oral communications skills and ability to prepare and present data to project teams and research management as required
  • Experience in working in a matrix environment and supporting multiple projects at same time
  • Ability to provide training and guidance to laboratory personnel

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and implementation of in vitro functional cell culture assays using primary cells.
  • Isolation and culture of human primary cells from blood and tissue.
  • Utilize multi-color flow cytometry approaches to assess cellular subsets from blood and tissue.
  • Work with members of the lab to develop and optimize co-culture assays to enhance our understanding of cellular cross talk in the gut and lung to refine our understanding of novel drug targets in disease.
  • Interface and work closely with colleagues in the translational medicine biomarker group to transfer qualified assays to allow "fit for purpose" development and implementation into early to mid-stage clinical trials.
  • Develop an understanding of R&D team goals and work effectively towards achieving them.
  • Independently prepare and communicate technical reports, publications, and oral presentations.
  • Deliver updates to project teams and department management in context of overall project goals.
  • Implement new technologies, keep abreast of relevant literature, attend scientific meetings and develop visibility outside of functional area. Build cross-functional relationships that help drive projects.
  • Comply with all applicable regulations, performing all work in a safe manner; maintain proper records and scientific notebooks in accordance with SOPs and policies.
  • Initiates and completes routine procedures in an independent and efficient manner; Troubleshoots effectively and solves scientific problems independently; Operates lab equipment and is independently responsible for maintenance.
  • Effectively communicates and defends own work in the context of team and department goals both orally and in writing.
  • Reports and treats data with a high level of critical thinking, integrity and ethics.


» Job description


Employer:
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
Location:
Connecticut [Vereinigte Staaten]
Temporary:
No
Part-time:
No