What You Will Achieve
We are seeking a highly motivated laboratory Senior Associate Scientist at the BS/MS level to join Pfizer Global Research and Development laboratories based in Groton, CT. The position is in the Genetic Toxicology department within Global Toxicology. This scientist will work as part of a team to conduct in vitro genetic toxicology studies in support of drug discovery and development. The primary responsibilities of the position include next generation sequencing (NGS) library preparation, high content imaging-based cell biology work to identify genotoxic compounds and data processing. Commitment to scientific understanding of the data and development of technical expertise are required. The successful candidate will have experience working in a cellular biology laboratory and demonstrate ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.How You Will Achieve It
- Support next generation sequencing (NGS) library preparation
- Perform high content imaging-based cell biology work to identify genotoxic compounds
- Attention to detail and conduct of established protocols using aseptic techniques
- Generating and processing high quality data in a timely manner, reviewing and uploading data into databases and data QC
- Close collaborations and effective communication with peers and leaders
- Bachelor's Degree in the life sciences field with 3+ years or Master's Degree with 1+ years of experience working in a laboratory (focused in biology preferred).
- Mastery of cell culture and molecular techniques
- Responds well to scientific challenges and applies significant rigor to their own work
- Self-awareness to seek input from others on ideas and problem-solving; using others as a resource.
- Change agile mindset, capable of quickly adapting to changes in project direction, role assignments, reporting relationships and department organization.
Other Job Details
- Experience in high content imaging
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- Last Date to Apply: October 22nd, 2021
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