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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Washington, DC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description



Job Title: Scientist II
Requisition ID: 129612BR

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Location and Division Specifics
This position is located in Hunt Valley, Maryland. In a complex world of producing biologics-based therapeutics and vaccines, help us be a part of this story with our BioProduction team. With applications that span the drug development process—from drug discovery through large-scale commercial production—help us develop a broad range of products including single-use technologies as well as analytical instruments, cell culture labware and media, centrifugation, purification, and analytics for detection of process/product qualities, impurities and contaminants.

How will you make an impact?
When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

What will you do?
This position supports a cross-functional team working toward the design and commercialization of new cell culture media and media supplement products. The Scientist II in Analytical Chemistry will support technology and product development projects with technical knowledge in the area of analytical chemistry. The incumbent will apply chemistry knowledge to perform standardized assays as well as contribute to the development of new assays for the experimental analysis designed to address issues in cell growth, production, and protein quality. In addition to responsibilities related to product development, the Scientist will also assist in troubleshooting and optimizing existing products and work with internal and external customers to implement solutions for product technical support needs.
How will you get there?

Education and Experience

  • Degree in Chemistry or related field.
  • B.S./B.A. with minimum of 5 years of industry experience, or
  • Masters with a minimum of 2 years of industry experience, or
  • Ph.D. with a minimum of 1 year of industrial or postdoctoral experience
  • Work under general supervision and with other R&D associates to plan and carry out analytical assays and analyze and interpret analytical results to support research needs in the department, including research studies to identify and quantify components from complex raw materials for the development of new media and media supplementation products.
  • Act as the subject matter expert in ICP-MS and provide technical knowledge for functional and cross-functional technology and product development activities.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work under general supervision and with other R&D associates to plan and carry out analytical assays and analyze and interpret analytical results to support research needs in the department, including research studies to identify and quantify components from complex raw materials for the development of new media and media supplementation products.
  • Act as the subject matter expert in ICP-MS and provide technical knowledge for functional and cross-functional technology and product development activities.
  • Use ICP-MS technology to performs standard ICP-MS sample acquisition, data analysis, and results export for raw material analysis and formulation trouble shooting.
  • Develop new ICP-MS technology, such as single cell ICP-MS to investigate the element uptake and distribution within the cells and use the findings for the design and development of future cell culture media and supplement.
  • Use surface analysis technologies, such as SEM-EDS to investigate the surface structure and elemental composition of small particles to trouble shoot various issues in support of cell culture media and supplement development.
  • Use spectroscopy techniques, such as FTIR, near-IR, far-IR, Raman and Microscope for the identification of raw materials and for the investigation of unknowns in various processes or products.
  • May be required to perform other analytical tasks as needed, such as HPLC/UPLC, GC-MS, and/or HPLC-MS.
  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.
  • Remain current in the technological and practical advancements in the area of analytical chemistry as it relates to cellular processes through the literature.
  • Regularly communicate plans, actions and results with their manager and other leaders.
  • Complies with all company safety, training, and quality regulations and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Advanced educational and/or research experience in applying particle characterization technologies, such as SEM-EDS, DLS is required.
  • Hands-on experience in using FTIR, NIR, Raman or microscope for compound identification and/or differentiation is highly desired.
  • Experience with other instrumentation such as HPLC/UPLC and/or GC-MS is a plus.
  • Experience with Empower 2/3 software to control HPLC/UPLC and perform data processing is a plus.
  • Experience of properly maintaining a laboratory notebook and working in a team environment are required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate scientific results in a clear, concise, & accurate manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to efficiently evaluate and manage multiple project tasks.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our over 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

To Apply, please click the following link: https://thermofisher.contacthr.com/77016824


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