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Posting ID: JP-002017690

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• Develop and optimize viral and bacterial culture assay to ensure proper quality and other performance requirements are achievable • Oversee PCR assay and Real time PCR quantification method • Work with BSLII pathogen culture and portray understanding of molecular biology laboratory and microbiology workflows and RNase-free handling • Develop and optimize lateral flow strip chemistry that is required for detection of post-amplification materials and result interpretation • Work with and communicate in an inter-department effort with engineering personnel to implement and test new design features to give the biological perspective on proposed engineering designs and any impact to chemistry • Write and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs), manufacturing instructions, quality control test methods, and follow document control procedures • Conduct product scale-up and transfer into manufacturing, with any required support troubleshooting • Verify and validate testing using clinical samples and contrived viral samples • Lead projects and supervise a small team of other scientists, associate scientists, technicians, etc. • Reliable to problem-solve in a timely and successful manner • Effectively communicate results and development updates to management through meetings and reports • Mentor and “lead by example” for R&D and assay development project team members


Virology, microbiology, scientist, PCR

Top Skills Details:

Virology Scientist

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• Ability to work independently • Work within an integrated multidisciplinary laboratory and be able to work with other scientists, technicians, engineers, and students on the team • Experience of fluorescence-based enzyme kinetic measurement • Interact and work effectively with a demanding, fast-paced biotech startup environment • Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology, Microbiology or other Scientific degree • Five years relevant experience or two years of post-doctoral research laboratory experience • Experience with recombinant viral assay to ensure proper quality and other performance requirements are achievable

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Harrison Kozlowski


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