Assistant Scientist I, Aquatics

Employer
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location
Easton, MD
Closing date
Oct 29, 2021

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Sector
Science
Job DescriptionDo you strive to make a difference in the world? Come join our laboratory of over 150 scientists who are working to create a better environment through scientific research. With over 50 years of experience in the crop protection industry, Eurofins Agroscience Services offers outstanding technical knowledge and project management skills. By acquiring a carefully selected range of CRO's, Eurofins Agroscience Services has created a unique portfolio of expertise that provides analytical, regulatory, and field support to plant breeders, agrochemical, biopesticide, biocide, and fine chemical manufacturers.

Eurofins Agroscience Services is searching for an entry level Assistant Scientist I, Aquatics to work in Easton, MD.

Assistant Scientist I responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Carries out routine experiments and procedures in accordance with all applicable regulatory (e.g. DEA, EPA, FDA, FIFRA, OECD, etc.) requirements as defined by protocol, method, and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Assist/perform in-life studies, including preparing test solutions and daily maintenance of test systems.
  • Collect and analyze biological data.
  • Performs analysis, first level, and peer review of data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Provide guidance to technicians on the proper conduct of study assignments.
  • May assist in preparation of data and final reports for completed projects or studies.
QualificationsThe ideal candidate would possess:
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Coursework, degree or experience in microbiology, mycology, and/or phycology preferred.
  • GLP experience preferred.
Basic Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field such as chemistry, biochemistry, biology, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or other directly related field or degree with comparable coursework in the above areas.
  • In some cases, comparable demonstrated competence and experience in the relevant area may be used to substitute in whole or in part for the Bachelor's degree.
  • Familiarity and/or experience in a laboratory setting is preferred.
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Additional InformationPosition is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with some weekend shifts required as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Easton, MD are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

What Happens NextOur people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths.

Your dataAs part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations.

Closing DateWe reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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