Biological Development Scientist

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Kalamazoo County, MI
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Job Description
  • Use sterile technique, cell counting and pipetting skills.
  • Prepare buffers and media
  • Freeze, thaw and expand hybridoma cells.
  • Purify monoclonal antibody from tissue culture supernatants.
  • Employ virological and bacterial methodologies including ELISA, nucleic acid extraction, PCR, serum neutralization assays, virus isolation, Western blot, and bacterial growth and identification.
  • Flow cytometry.
  • Keep accurate records of experiments.
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)
  • At least two year technical laboratory experience
  • 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
  • Experience performing culture of mammalian tissue, viruses or bacteria
  • Fundamental knowledge of ELISA
  • Experience in antibody/antigen interaction
  • Experience in Western blotting techniques would be a plus
  • Experience working with viruses and bacteria
Additional InformationPosition is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Kalamazoo, MI are encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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