Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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  • Initiate, plan and execute scientific research with emphasis on the use of high density DNA microarrays for studying genome wide gene expression
  • Conduct experiments and/or evaluate specific products for development of automated liquid handling methods in support of microarray-based assays
  • Conceptualize new product ideas and conduct feasibility studies and research to prove product concepts
  • Deliver high quality results according to project schedule in support of product commercialization during early feasibility, development and system validation phases
  • Write product requirements and product specifications for new product introductions
  • Develop QC methods to support new product transfer to manufacturing
  • Provide advanced technical support for launched products

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants should have a BS in biological sciences with a minimum of 2 years of laboratory experience. Experience can be derived from internships or positions held post-graduation.
  • Strong laboratory skills are required including PCR, agarose gel electrophoresis and use of automated liquid handling insruments
  • Experience with common methods for extracting nucleic acid and protein a variety of sample types
  • Ability to properly document experiments and data and analyze and interpret assay results
  • Willingness to learn new techniques independently or with training
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and independently
  • Willingness to be highly creative, flexible, and adaptable in a complex, matrixed environment.
  • Able to adapt quickly to changing needs caused by time, budget, or other constraints.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Clear commitment to working effectively as a team
  • Experience with DNA microarrays is a plus

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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