Research Scientist

System One

Job Title: Research Scientist

Location: Ames, IA

Hours/Schedule: M-F, 8AM – 5PM

Type: Contract, Potential for extension or conversion to permanent

Responsibilities

Experience in performing bio-analytical methods (immunological, microbiological, molecular biological, or virological) following defined processes.

Experience with mammalian cell culture, and in standard molecular biology techniques such as cloning, DNA purification, and protein expression is preferred.

Initiates, executes, completes, and communicates results and related issues with supervision.

Provide quality support of Expression Platforms team members through data acquisition, reporting, and communication.

Execute in vitro analytical assays to evaluate samples with minimal supervision.

Accountable for performing all techniques and assays so test sessions yield valid results and repeated work is minimized.

Accurately record all data from research techniques and tests on data capture forms, research notebooks, and raw data notebooks as appropriate.

Perform initial data analysis so that accurate and precise results are obtained and reported.

Generate documentation (ex. method protocols, reports) in support of techniques or modification of techniques.

Ability to learn new types of assays and technology easily.

Be able to perform, analyze and interpret results.

Maintains a constructive and positive attitude for working on projects in the Expression Platforms Team, and for working at Boehringer Ingelheim.

Follow Research & Development policies and procedures to maintain high quality standards and follow best practices.

Requirements

Able to competently perform multiple types of assays (biochemical, molecular and immunological in nature).

Experience in assay development, mammalian cell culture, ELISA, Western blotting, qPCR, and experience in standard molecular biology techniques such as cloning, protein expression and purification is preferred.

Strict adherence to defined assay method protocols.

Extremely organized with attention to detail.

Can learn new types of assays and technology easily.

Exceptional written and verbal communications skills.

Proactive and resourceful.

Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Exceptional interpersonal skills; High level of comfort/ease interacting with all levels of the organization.

Education:

BS degree from an accredited institution in a relevant scientific discipline; or Biotechnology Laboratory Methods certification in combination with AS degree and relevant job experience.

Benefits

System One offers eligible employees health and welfare benefits coverage options, including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, and participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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