Scientist I, Reagent Development

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Mon, 07 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Description Summary Job Description BD Biosciences, a segment of Becton, Dickinson and Company, is one of the worlds leading businesses focused on bringing innovative tools to life science researchers and clinicians. Its product lines include flow cytometers, cell imaging systems, monoclonal antibodies, research reagents, diagnostic assays, and tools to help grow tissue and cells. Sirigen, Inc. is a subsidiary of BD Biosciences and produces polymeric reagents for use in Flow Cytometry and other biological applications. The Scientist I, Reagent Development is responsible for the development and evaluation of new reagents and enhancements to existing reagents. The Associate is responsible for routine, accurate and timely testing of experimental samples according to standard protocols and operating procedures. The associate is expected to set up and execute these experiments, be detail oriented, skilled at data analysis and trouble shooting and will be accountable for preparing and presenting data at lab meetings. The Scientist I will prioritize daily workload and work with some supervision. The associate will participate in the review of data, report results, and complete all required documentation and database entries. In general, the Scientist I will receive specific instructions and ongoing guidance regarding required tasks and expected results. Job Responsibilities: – Responsible for the execution of experiments with varying complexity using Flow Cytometry. – Independently analyze own research data, solve problems with appropriate guidance and effectively plan follow up experiments. – Analyze data and report test results including completion of all required documentation and database entries as required by QC protocols or operating procedures. – Demonstrate the ability to interpret and present data of moderate to high complexity within the team environment and with members from other teams. – Routine, accurate and timely completion of all assigned experimental tests. Will be expected to efficiently prioritize individual workload and work without significant guidance. Where appropriate, the Scientist i may participate in prioritization of group workload according to business needs. – Expected under supervision to develop skills and exercise judgment in troubleshooting routine assigned test procedures and in recommending appropriate corrective actions. – Promotes a safe work environment. Participates in Environmental, Health and Safety programs. Addresses corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified. – Performs other related duties and assignments as required. Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience: – Requires a Bachelors degree in cell biology, immunology or related scientific discipline. – Experience operating flow cytometers strongly preferred. Knowledge and Skills: – Experience designing, performing, and analyzing flow cytometry experiments, preferably on BD flow cytometers (LSRII, LSR Fortessa, Canto, Aria) is desired – Desired software skills: BD FACS Diva, FlowJo, FCS Express, and Microsoft Office Suite. – Effective interpersonal skills, must be able to work in a cross-functional team-oriented environment to achieve organizational goals. – Effective written and oral communication skills. – Demonstrated ability to follow established policies and procedures. – Demonstrated ability to keep neat, accurate, and complete records. – Effective analytical and problem solving skills. Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status. Primary Work LocationUSA CA – San Diego (BDB) Additional Locations Work Shift