Scientist - ROCKVILLE, Maryland | CareerCircle
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Biochemistry: Experienced in protein extraction and quantification. Protein analysis by SDS PAGE, Western blot, and ELISA. Ultracentrifugation and organelle separation experience using gradients is a plus. Enzyme purification experience is a plus. Metabolomics: Experienced in liquid and gas chromatography and mass spectrometry (HPLC, UHPLC, LC/GC-MS). Perform laboratory activities, including experimental design, protocol optimization, management of databases and bibliographic search. Improve laboratory processes, troubleshoot, and validate protocols. Experimental design: Leading research activities by planning and effectively conducting experiments and recording and analyzing data. Biochemistry: Plan, execute, collect, and analyze data and present results in a professional and concise manner working with multiple crops and plant tissues. Be able to communicate the results to a diverse audience, internal and external, at different managerial levels. Project management: Develop a strategy, plan, organize tasks and data collected. Meet deadlines and complete milestones. Be able to write technical presentations and reports. Maintain detailed records of the research tasks and inventory of laboratory materials. Management: Mentor, train and manage human resources within the reporting structure when necessary. Assign weekly tasks and check that the tasks are accomplished on time and within the customer specifications. Optimize the use of resources by analyzing processes and helping the reports to perform repetitive tasks in an efficient manner. Promote laboratory automation when possible. Be informed of new technologies relevant to the projects being managed. Bring new technologies to company. Maintain a high standard of laboratory safety.


Biochemistry, Metabolomics, hplc, gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, proteomics

Top Skills Details:

Biochemistry,Metabolomics,hplc,gas chromatography,mass spectrometry

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry or related field. Master of Science level or related field with a minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in metabolomics. Due to the seniority level of this position, the job requires leading multiple research projects in parallel, efficient planning and organizational skills, adaptable personality and quick learning skills and flexibility and adoption of State-of-the-Art techniques. This position will require leadership skills, teamwork, and excellent communications skills.

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

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: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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