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Associate Scientist - Microbiology

Kelly Services
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Associate Scientist Microbiology



Wyomissing PA



Contract-to-Permanent





Conduct antimicrobial performance testing using established microbiology test methods, participate in optimizing existing methods as well as developing new test methods, and validation studies to support the development of new antimicrobial products/technologies. The Scientist will be required to work with potentially hazardous materials and/or disease-causing organisms.





PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:




+ Schedule and independently conduct routine Microbiology assessments of prototype samples for the development of new antimicrobial products/technologies.

+ Use an engineering notebook to document observations and record all test data. Analyze results, generate reports, and share findings with test requestors within and outside of the core Antimicrobial/Antithrombogenic (AM/AT) team.

+ Aid in the generation and drafting of clinically relevant antimicrobial efficacy test protocols.

+ In conjunction with Senior Scientist and other scientific staff, perform validation studies to validate existing and future Microbiology methods.

+ Support efforts in product research, specifically in terms of background research, evaluation, experimental test method design and data analysis.

+ Research rapid and high-throughput methods which could be incorporated into routine testing and data analysis in the Microbiology laboratory.

+ Support the transfer of products via antimicrobial testing from research through prototype and production stages.

+ Aid in the design and execution of test studies where the performance of competitor product technologies is assessed and submit data for conference presentations.

+ Perform various types of biological testing and generate data to support filing for new and/or continuation patent applications of new antimicrobial and/or antithrombogenic technologies.

+ Support new product development projects in the areas of design control activities such as design verification protocol/report writing and by making test samples (where applicable).

+ Interface with vendors to obtain quotations and initiate purchase orders for lab supplies and equipment.

+ Along with other Scientists, ensure that the Microbiology lab maintains a clean appearance, adheres to general lab safety requirements and remains operational.

+ Work effectively with other Microbiology laboratory staff and overall AM/AT team to meet project goals.

+ Adhere to and ensure compliance to Teleflexs Code of Ethics, all Company policies, rules, procedures, and housekeeping standards.





EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:




+ Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in biological sciences

+ Minimum of 2+ years work experience in a science/engineering environment especially in a laboratory setting

+ Understanding of biological lab requirements especially with basic lab equipment and handling of potentially flammable and hazardous items





SPECIALIZED SKILLS & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:




+ General understanding of Microbiology

+ Aseptic technique

+ Be comfortable working with blood and/or its components (i.e. plasma) and various animal tissues

+ Ability to work independently and troubleshoot

+ Ability to work in a team setting

+ Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Power Point, Word, Excel)






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-09-02 Expires: 2020-10-03

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