Scientist

JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Temp
LOCATION: St Louis, MO
COMPENSATION: Not Specified
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jun 21, 2022

Our client is a research-driven organization focusing on drug discovery projects. They are currently seeking a Scientist to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

DOE

Position Overview:

The Scientist will join a dynamic group to design, develop, and perform projects on biochemical and enzymatic assays.

Responsibilities of the Scientist:

  • Assist in designing and executing experimental protocols of biochemistry studies to support drug discovery projects
  • Define relevant reagents and instrumentation to conduct assays
  • Develop and validate assays, including automation and execution
  • Analyze, interpret, report and present findings
  • Assist in maintaining up-to-date logbook & accurate data and protocol archives
  • Participate in formulating follow-up experiments

Qualifications of the Scientist:

  • Experience in drug discovery projects and research is essential
  • Experience in enzyme characterization and/or inhibitor studies is highly preferred
  • Experience in plate-based assays with multiple technology formats, e.g. Luminescence, fluorescence intensity, fluorescence polarization, TR-FRET, AlphaScreen, etc. is highly preferred
  • Understanding of the principles underlying drug-target interactions
  • Additional skills in label-free detection and analysis of time-dependent inhibition, general training in molecular biology, cell culture, protein expression & purification, cell-based assays, ELISA, FACS, IHC, etc. is highly desirable
  • Analytical and data interpretation skills are essential
  • Good computer and analytical skills

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s / Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biology or related scientific disciplines, senior degree is preferred

Benefits:

  • Atrium Care Package available, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 111018