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Job Description:
This position falls within Chemistry R&D, part of the CSD organization of Thermo fisher Scientific, located at South San Francisco. The selected individual will be part of a high performance, cross-disciplinary team at the cutting edge of sequencing technology.
Key responsibilities:

  • Perform bioconjugations on hydrogel particles
  • Write scripts and develop workflows on automated liquid handling platforms
  • Assist in the development of new analytical methods and assays as needed
  • Analyze data, derive conclusions, document findings, write SOPs and prepare reports for sharing within and between R&D groups
  • Support EHS duties, hazardous waste management and lab organization
  • Maintain a detailed and organized lab notebook
Minimum requirements:
  • BS or MS in chemistry, chemical engineering, bioengineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 2-3 years of hands-on experience in a lab setting. Experience working with lab automation platforms is desirable
  • Working knowledge of bioconjugation & particle science
  • Proficiency in basic programming (Matlab, JMP, etc.) and scripting
  • Proficiency in fluorescence microscopy & other imaging methods
  • Moderate to intensive pipetting and long continuous periods in the lab doing experiments

Desired qualities:

  • Fast learner and a self-starter
  • Anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions. Not always instruction-based
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a “can do” attitude
  • Is curious, inquisitive, innovative, never satisfied with the status quo
  • Greets challenge and change as opportunity
  • Collaborates with others and strong orientation towards team work
  • Embraces and leverages diversity of culture and thought

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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