Bench Scientist

Bench Scientist
  • $79 - $85.81 per Hour
  • Temporary
Job Ref: JO000121281
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Date Added: 05 August 2021

Bench Scientist- Level 3


  • Role = Senior Scientist
    Duration = One year from start date
    Standard Day Shift (Mon-Fri; 40 hrs/wk; 8 hrs/day)
    100% onsite work

    Job Description:
    The Senior scientist in Novel Human Genetics-Neuroscience will support a team in the design and execution of scientific studies for the delivery of novel medicines to treat neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and ALS. This role will provide the opportunity to learn and employ cellular models, evaluate drug targets using gene editing and pharmacological tools, and support drug discovery programs.

    The successful candidate must be inquisitive, eager to learn new methodologies and concepts, and enjoys doing experiments. This is a lab-based role with responsibilities to conduct in vitro and ex vivo experiments in preclinical drug discovery projects using cell lines, rodent brain primary cells as well as human iPSC-derived neurons, astrocytes, and microglia. Familiarity and experience working with basic cell culture, iPSCs, imaging, biochemical techniques, data analysis using graphical software’s is desirable. The successful candidate will be able to learn the methods fast, assumes personal accountability, and keen to learn through experience.

    Key Accountabilities:
    • Maintain iPSCs derived neurons and prepare neuronal culture for various experiments
    • Support experiments by providing cell cultures – mono- or bi- or tricultures
    • Support High Content imaging assay development
    • Clearly document in lab notebooks
    • Work collaboratively in the team
    • Comply with all standards and practices of data integrity, ethics, and safety.
    • Model values of patient-focus, respect, transparency, and integrity

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Master of Science degree (Biology, Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Physiology, or related field) with 1-2 years or bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of relevant research experience.

SRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

15/01/2022 12:00:00
USD 79.00 85.81 Hour
Contact Consultant:
Hilary Purtz

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