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Location/Division Specific Information
Eugene, Oregon/Biosciences Division
How will you make an impact?
The Scientist III role will primarily be focused on developing tools, reagents and workflow solutions for flow cytometry. The successful candidate will lead R & D efforts as part of a cross functional team and possess a strong background in immunology, cell biology, or related field.
What will you do?
- Develop, characterize, and validate new fluorescent reagents for flow cytometry
- Oversee product development activities or in some cases, the complete product development workflow
- Serve as the technical lead or as one of several biologists on cross-functional teams
- Interpret data, present results to broader audience, and highlight take-aways and risks
- Identify and communicate opportunities for optimization of standard operating procedures
- Directly interact with senior R&D leadership, product management, and project management to develop and execute project plans that support product development initiatives
- Contribute well considered ideas for new products and customer solutions
How will you get here?
- MS/PhD in immunology, biology, biochemistry or related field with 2 years relevant experience or BS with 5 years relevant experience
- Experience with multicolor flow cytometry experimental design and execution
- Experience in fluorescence microscopy, fluorescence assay or reagent product development is also desired
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Knowledge of cell biology, immunology or related field
- Ability to design, execute, analyze and interpret multicolor flow cytometry experiments independently
- Experience preparing and culturing human and mouse primary immune cells
- Aptitude for identifying deviations from expected outcomes, troubleshooting those deviations, and suggesting alternatives
- Excellent written and verbal presentation skills
- Capable of working collaboratively within diverse teams and contribute to a positive work environment
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Strongly preferred: working knowledge of fluorescence microscopy, fluorescence detection technologies, cell-based assay development or 3D model systems
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