Danaher Corporation Research Scientist III in Coralville, Iowa
Purpose statement: The Research Scientist III will independently perform bench scientific experimentation that advances the basic science of genome editing and assist with the development and characterization of new IDT products.
Executes bench experiments using a variety of molecular biology, cell biology, biochemical and general laboratory techniques or create/modify or engage in analytical data pipeline generation and operation of the software.
Conducts experimentation in genome editing technologies, including mammalian cell culturing, PCR, DNA quantification, and next-generation sequencing.
Analyzes, summarizes and communicates experimental results/scientific data.
Operates and maintains laboratory equipment.
Maintains accurate and detailed records of experimental work.
Participates in the maintenance of laboratory cleanliness and equipment; including but not limited to washing and storage of glass/plastic ware and autoclaving non-hazardous biological waste.
Acts as an aid to other Research Scientist in the execution of scientific experiments.
Prepares laboratory reagents for use.
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Genetics, Chemistry or a related life sciences field required.
PhD in Biology, Genetics, Chemistry or a related life sciences field preferred.
Previous relevant lab experience in molecular biology, biology, biochemistry, chemistry or other scientific discipline preferred.
Previous lab experience in genome editing preferred.
Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required
Familiarity with mammalian cell culture preferred.
Familiarity with NGS preferred.
Other Job Qualifications:
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to multitask and maintain several projects at one time.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate with peers and all levels of management.
Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently
What We Offer:
Generous Paid Time Off Accruals
16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off
10 Paid Holidays
Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates
401(k) with Company Match
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
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