Hologic Research Associate 2 in San Diego, California

Research Associate 2 (Job Number: 170346)

Description

Hologic is seeking a Research Associate 2 responsible for designing and performing experiments while collaborating and communicating effectively.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs moderately complex experiments with input from supervisor.

  • Understands experimental goal and exhibits critical thinking skills when evaluating data.

  • Able to summarize related groups of experiments. Provides input to the experimental design.

  • Is able to analyze experimental data with minimal input from supervisor.

  • Interprets experimental results in context of overall experimental goal.

  • May provide input to follow up experiment designs

  • May present data in group meetings.

  • Collaborates and communicates effectively with peers and supervisors.

  • Draft protocols and reports for verification and validation studies

  • Experience with molecular biology techniques including nucleic acid extractions, PCR and sequencing is highly desirable

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:

  • B.A./B.S. Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field.

Experience:

  • 1-3 years post-baccalaureate laboratory experience in academia or industry

  • 1 year experience post M.S. without thesis.

  • M.S. with thesis.

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: Mar 9, 2017, 7:24:50 PM