Research Scientist I - Biology in Buffalo, NY at AMRI

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

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RESEARCH SCIENTIST I - BIOLOGY in Buffalo, NY

Albany Molecular Research Inc. provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Research Scientist I is expected to work under supervisory direction. Principal responsibilities may include assistance in: the development of reagents and assays for testing of natural product and synthetic samples; automation of assays and high throughput screening; potency and selectivity testing; analysis and interpretation of assay development, high throughput screening and potency data. A major component in the scientist's performance rating will be based on productivity, teamwork and cooperation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to pre-clinical Drug Discovery research projects.
  • Assist in the development of reagents through applications of molecular biology, cell biology and/or protein chromatography.
  • Assist in the development and validation of assays for bioactivity screening and their transfer to robotic systems for high throughput screening.
  • Assist in the development and testing of automated procedures.
  • Performance of high throughput and secondary screening of sample collections and generation of high quality screening data.
  • Assist in the analysis of assay development, screening and potency data.
  • Develop and effectively apply a broad spectrum of practical laboratory skills; including molecular biology, cell culture, biochemistry, assay development, in depth analysis of bioactivity data and the use of automated equipment.
  • Effectively utilize standard laboratory equipment including hand pipettes, balances, pH meters, plate readers and calculators.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree with a major in Biology or Biochemistry, or equivalent industrial experience
  • Laboratory experience conducting molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, assay development and validation, screening or custom reagent production
  • Computer training in the use of standard office software applications and databases
  • Other pertinent training/courses

Shift:  Standard 8

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "jobs@amriglobal.com" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

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AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.