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Discovery Scientist

Company: Eurofins USA
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies. In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing. In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR --- 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years. Job Description

  • Lead team of scientists in drug discovery processes
  • Establish experimental approaches, under minimal supervision, addressing mechanism of action of drug candidates such as cellular signaling, uptake and kinetics, localization and recycling of drug product within target cells.
  • Develop pharmacodynamic markers, to incorporate into the early development of drug candidates.
  • Perform in vitro techniques/procedures such as, but not limited to, Surface Plasmon Resonance, ELISA based assay development, cell culture, transfections, and flow cytometry.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive technical reports and formal presentations / posters to full range of internal/external audiences.
  • Document data accurately in laboratory notebooks as per established company guidelines and procedures.
  • Draft technical reports, memos, procedures, protocols, and presentations as needed.
  • Present to department and at project team meetings.Qualifications
    • PhD degree in Biology or related discipline with 2 + years of experience.
    • Experience with in vitro cell based assays, cell culture, enzymatic activity assays, immunoassays and knowledge of surface plasmon resonance is required.
    • Knowledge of a diverse range of cellular experiments to measure changes in cellular activity in support of in-vitro and in-vivo studies is required.
    • Leadership experience preferred
    • 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.
    • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship.Additional InformationPosition is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Cambridge, MA 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 holidaysEurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Eurofins USA, Cambridge , Discovery Scientist, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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