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Senior Associate Scientist

Senior Associate Scientist

Department: Product Development

Job Type: Standard

Location: Branford, Connecticut, United States

 Senior Associate Scientist
About the job:
This vital role will join a team where they will work independently with minimal supervision, but, also take direction from supervisors when appropriate. This position will also provide supervision or mentorship to more junior staff. The dedicated scientific professional will perform research and/or development activities, in collaboration with others, on complex company projects.  They will be expected make detailed observations, analyze data, interpret results and makes recommendations to Scientists/Mgmt. 
Essential Responsibilities:
All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.S. in biology or related field
  • 6 years of relevant lab experience
  • 2 years of molecular cloning
  • 1 year of milligram scale protein production and purification.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree (+5 years of relevant experience)
  • 1 year experience in industry
  • 6 months’ exposure of mammalian cell maintenance/engineering or other equivalent aseptic operations.
  • 6 months’ exposure of sample preparation for Next Generation Sequencing.
  • 6 months’ exposure of UNIX/LINUX operation system and scripting/coding.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Unsurpassed attention to detail
  • Should be able to lift 35 lbs.
If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!
About Us:
Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster.  We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs.
It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.
Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we can offer an attractive flexible benefits package which includes share options, a culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development.
Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.