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SCIENTIST

JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Temp
LOCATION: St. Louis, MO

COMPENSATION:
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Jul 30, 2020

Our client is dedicated to Research and Development initiatives specifically supporting drug discovery and innovative therapeutic research. They are seeking a Scientist to join their mission.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

Depending on experience

Position Overview:

The Scientist will report to the Director of Biochemistry and will focus on design, development, and execution of biochemical and enzymatic assays for drug discovery research projects.

Responsibilities of the Scientist:

  • Devise, design, and execute experimental protocols and methodologies
  • Define the necessary reagents, supplies, and instrumentation to conduct assays and analyze experimental data, interpret findings and suggest next steps
  • Maintain clear notebooks and properly archive protocols and data
  • Present results to and write reports for both internal and external stakeholders

Requirements of the Scientist:

  • Proficiency in the design and execution of plate-based assays with multiple technology formats, e.g. Luminescence, fluorescence intensity, fluorescence polarization, TR-FRET, AlphaScreen, etc. is very important
  • Experience in enzyme characterization and/or inhibitor studies
  • Understanding of the principles underlying drug:target interactions
  • Label-free detection and analysis of time-dependent inhibition
  • Familiarity with relevant biochemical / biological technologies and techniques, e.g. Molecular biology, cell culture, protein expression & purification, cell-based assays, ELISA, FACS, IHC, etc. highly preferred
  • Solid data analysis skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environments is essential

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in relevant scientific field

Benefits:

  • Atrium Care Package available
POSITION ID: 86436

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