Associate Scientist- Mammalian Toxicology

Kelly Scientific Resources
Rockville, MD
Sep 13, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Associate Scientist- Mammalian ToxicologyRequirement: 6022SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITYPerform a wide variety of assays in the Toxicology division under the direction of his/her Manager/Study Director.PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The Associate Scientist will perform a wide variety of assays or tests required to characterize product or material safety. He/she will make scientific observations, maintain detailed workbooks/documentation and ensure all documentation fulfills generally accepted professional/industry standards. He/she will maintain an understanding of technological principles and applications of the organization s services. He/she may perform a wide variety of routine tasks to provide required support for daily laboratory operations.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Responsible for having a broad working knowledge of lab policies and assays Conducts pre-designed assays using basic laboratory techniques and skills Independently conducts assigned test procedures within constraints of lab scheduling Follow SOPs and relevant compliance regulations in regards to safety procedures, documentation, and scientific responsibility Independently analyzes data and interprets results Advise supervisor of factors that may affect quality and usefulness of data Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve standard laboratory techniques, protocols, processes and equipment Maintains thorough records as well as peer review of assay batch records Assists in training new staff members in performance of routine lab tasks Use and maintain scientific equipment, instrumentation and computer systems Demonstrate consistently good communication and interpersonal skills with employees, management and clients where applicable Performs general lab maintenance including the documentation of monthly equipment maintenance as well as routine cleaning and decontamination of laboratory equipment as needed. Other duties as assigned EXPANDEDJOB FUNCTIONS Perform necropsy on mice, rats, hamsters, guinea pigs and rabbits and collect samples as required by study protocol. Make detailed observations and document findings in necropsy data as required. Document timely, accurate, legible in study data or as applicable. Collect and accurately document organ weights for Mammalian Toxicology studies. Set up for sample collection, necropsy and histology tissue sample collection Set up study folders/books for necropsies, histology sample collection and processing. Why Kelly(R)? With Kelly, you'll have access to some of the world's highest-regarded scientific organizations-providing you with opportunities to work on today's most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you'll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 (TM) companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 scientific professionals last year. You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career-connect with us today. About Kelly Services(R) As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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