Research Scientist I, Cellular Biology and Assay Technologies in Buffalo, NY at AMRI

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

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RESEARCH SCIENTIST I, MOLECULAR AND ASSAY TECHNOLOGIES in Buffalo, NY


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


The Research Scientist I, Cellular Biology and Assay Technologies is expected to work under supervisory direction. Principal responsibilities may include assistance in: the development of cell lines, differentiated cells, bioactivity assays and high content screening (HCS) assays for testing of natural product and synthetic samples; automation of assays and high throughput screening (HTS); potency and selectivity testing; analysis and interpretation of assay development, HTS, HCS and potency data. A major component in the scientist's performance rating will be based on productivity, teamwork and cooperation.

Responsibilities


  • Assist in the development of reagents through applications of molecular biology, cell biology and/or cell culture.
  • 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 and interpretation of assay development, validation, screening and potency data. Demonstrate a clear understanding of the quality indicators required for validation of an assay, engineered cell line or differentiated cell line to be used for drug discovery or evaluation.
  • Maintain comprehensive, up to date records of experimental methods, materials, calculations, results, observations and outcomes (decisions) in compliance with AMRI laboratory notebook policy. Record all appropriate data electronically in AMRI databases.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience


  • Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral 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.

All interested applicants must apply online. AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness. Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply. 


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.