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Conjugations Scientist

Polysciences, Inc.
Fishers, IN
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Nov 26, 2021

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Job Location Bangs Labs - Fishers, IN
Position Type Full Time
Education Level 4 Year Degree
Travel Percentage None
Job Shift Day


Conjugations Scientist

Bangs Laboratories in Fishers, Indiana is a manufacturer of uniform polymer, silica, and magnetic microsphere products for diagnostic, research, and flow cytometry applications. Our three lines of superparamagnetic microparticles allow us to uniquely address a wide range of applications in the life sciences, including cell separations, immunoassays, and suspension arrays. Our collection of microsphere standards includes Quantum kits with QuickCal® for quantitative fluorescence analyses, ViaCheck standards for viability analyzers, NIST-traceable size standards for particle sizers, and count standards for particle and cell counters.

Job Summary:

We have a unique opportunity for an individual, with both flow cytometry expertise and chemical conjugation skill, to handle manufacturing of our line of flow cytometry products. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years experience performing chemical conjugations, running samples, performing analysis, and trouble shooting and maintaining flow cytometers. Our goal is to know that the beads we've manufactured meet the precise specifications to qualify as standards. This person needs to be the expert on flow cytometry equipment and its use!

Responsibilities: Operation of flow cytometers; including daily startup & shutdown, running samples, weekly cleaning, and monthly maintenance
Manufacture flow cytometry standards products, including initial conjugations, as well as stability testing
Perform troubleshooting of instrumentation and reagents
Perform cytometric and statistical analysis of product data
Assist with technical support to customers based on various inquiries
Perform quantitative fluorescence assignments
Provide insight into development of new assays and products

Skills and Requirements : Minimum of B.S. in biological / physical / chemical sciences, with understanding of life science applications of flow cytometry
3 years flow cytometry experience (must be post graduate experience)
Experience with biological sample handling, processing, staining, and analysis via flow
Experience with bench top chemistry principles and chemical conjugations
Demonstrated ability to think critically and cover a broad range of responsibilities
Ability to visualize issues, determine root causes, and develop solutions in customer support situations
Desire to expand knowledge past traditional flow cytometric methods
Must be self-motivated and highly responsible, with the ability to execute technical tasks and projects with minimal supervision and work multiple projects simultaneously
Strong written and verbal communications skills

Bangs Laboratories Core Values: Fun and Flexible Culture
Collaborate with Humility
Honesty and Integrity
Do What It Takes
Create an Unmatched Customer Experience
Think Critically in All That You Do

We've got great employees who work hard but like to have a bit of fun. We don't have the bureaucracy, acronyms, corporate speak, etc. like mega corporations, and we like it that way. We are serious about business and enthusiastic about our work environment!

We offer benefits that can compete with large companies. We offer affordable benefits so you can afford the appointment and the cure! We have four healthcare plans; a comprehensive dental plan that includes orthodontia; a flexible spending account; basic and supplemental life insurance plans; short-term and long-term disability; a 401(k) with a healthy employer match; an Employee Assistance Program; auto and homeowners discounted plans; long-term care insurance at group rates; college savings plan; paid time off; a credit union; discounted tickets to the areas activities (including Broadway shows) and half off our bath and body products.

Must live within a commutable distance to Fishers, IN. Must have legal authorization to work in the US and will not require sponsorship. No phone calls please.

Bangs Laboratories and Polysciences are Equal Opportunity Employers. Drug-free workplace. Tobacco-free work site.


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