Hologic Scientist in San Diego, California

Scientist (Job Number: 170733)

Description

Hologic is seeking a Scientist 1 responsible for initiating, directing and executing scientific research and/or development strategies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a sub-project within the overall project goals. Understands the sub-project goals within the context of the overall project. Independently designs and performs complex experiments, analyzes data and prepares reports for the sub-project in support of the overall project. May be asked to supervise daily work of junior level employees as preparation for a management role at the next level. Demonstrated competence in one or more of the following areas:

  • Core Services – e.g. Microbiology skills, bioinformatics, sequencing, cloning, analytical chemistry, oligo synthesis and/or purification

  • Feasibility – e.g. Contributing to one or more of the following: the design of oligo systems, sample processing or assay formulation experiments. Perform experiments to support feasibility of software such as results processing, change to the instrument or new instrumentation.

  • Assay Integration – Executing experiments in one or more of the following areas:

  • Support of the ADM, sequence file results processing or other software modules required to run the assay on the instrument.

  • Experiments to test assay performance at the extreme operating parameters of the instrument.

  • Experiments to transfer successfully an assay fully developed on one platform to another.

  • Experiments to improve assay or instrument robustness and ultimately performance.

  • Collaborates and communicates effectively with peers and higher level employees. Provides key support for internal and external customers. May mentor junior level employees.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

  • Demonstrate drive and commitment : shows reliability and commitment amongst manager and peers; exhibits focus and determination in tasks at hand; establishes support for objectives; drives and produces results

  • Work efficiently and effectively : effectively manages time and priorities by focusing on highest priority tasks and working efficiently; effectively recovers from mistakes; completes projects on time

  • Team membership : interacts in an team environment based on shared values; knows when and how to use a team approach to solve problems; seeks the contributions of all team members; shares credit with others

  • Adapt and learn : works efficiently in situations involving ambiguity, shifting priorities and rapid change; demonstrates resilience and composure in difficult circumstances; deals constructively with mistakes and setbacks and learns from them; continually learns to grow and improve skills to meet organizational goals

Education:

  • Ph.D. Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field.

Experience:

  • 5-7 years post-baccalaureate laboratory experience. Industrial experience preferred.

  • 4-6 years laboratory experience post-M.S. without thesis. Industrial experience preferred.

  • 1-3 years laboratory experience post M.S. with thesis. Industrial experience preferred.

  • Ph.D. without post-doctoral experience.

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer & VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Primary Location: United States-California-San Diego

Organization: Diagnostic Assay Development

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel:

Job Posting: Jun 19, 2017, 3:49:20 PM