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Research Specialist - Protein Biochemistry

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Location Harrisburg, PennsylvaniaUS Job ID JR-020655

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Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

Job Responsibilities:
• Deliver high quality research support in a variety of lab functions.
•Activities may include, but are not limited to: automation support, cell culture, assay support, high-throughput expression screens, molecular biology assays, protein purification.

• Other activities may include sample preparation and/ or buffer preps (including GxP), QC/QA protocols and analyses.
• Individual may be required to perform lab/ equipment user-level maintenance, troubleshooting, general laboratory prep work, and scheduled equipment quality checks. (including GxP).
• Perform multiple experimental assays and maintain relevant lab samples and materials.
• Write, maintain and troubleshoot experimental protocols.
• Analyze, synthesize and communicate data to both technical and non-technical colleagues and collaborators.

Basic Qualification:

• BS in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry
• Hands-on experience with a variety of biology and biochemistry lab techniques including FPLC, Western blotting and LC-MS.

Preferred Qualification:

• Hands-on experience with automation instrumentation. Working familiarity with high-throughput platforms (Tecan) and workflows is a plus.

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