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Scientist

  • Ref: 290052
  • Type: Long Term Contract
  • Location: Danbury, CT
  • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
  • Job Level: Associate
  • Pay: $25.00 - $30.00/hr.

Opportunity Description

We are currently looking for a Scientist in Danbury, CT for a long-term contract for a local pharmaceuticals company.

Job Duties

  • Utilize cellular and co-culture systems to interrogate the role of putative therapeutic targets within human disease
  • Interface and work closely with colleagues across the disease positioning and biomarker groups within I&R to in build a data package that guides the strategy for prosecution of assets within the clinic
  • Work with lab supervisor to identify new and innovative techniques associated with gut biology
  • Work well in a highly matrixed environment
  • Report and treat data with a high level of integrity and ethics
  • Comply with all applicable regulations, performing all work in a safe manner
  • Maintain proper records and scientific notebooks in accordance with SOPs and policies

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Experience & Skills Required

  • Proven experience and knowledge in drug development and immunology including cellular immunology/cell biology expertise; experience in gut biology and flow cytometry is highly desired
  • Ability to troubleshoot assays and interpret complex data in an independent fashion
  • Excellent agility to take on multiples tasks and effective time management skills
  • Possess strong written and oral communications skills and ability to prepare and present data to project teams and research management as required
  • Experience in working in a matrix environment and supporting multiple projects at same time