Job Description

Bench Scientist
Job Number: 20-06932
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Bench Scientist for our client in Morrisville, NC.
Eclaro’s client is among the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, trusted by billions to provide superior, cutting-edge, and inexpensive medicine that improves health and well-being. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • Will have industry or significant academic experience in laboratory research and a desire to continue in a laboratory focused role.
  • This position will join a larger team of scientists across multiple sites focused on advancing gene therapy platform.
  • Will be a member of the Gene Therapy Capsid Development team that will support the execution of Client AAV viral vector development projects and portfolio projects, including recombinant virus vector design, cloning, and production and disease area indication development.
  • It is imperative to be able to work closely and cooperatively with a team and communicate effectively to meet schedules and deadlines in accordance with Values.
  • Maintain an organized and clean laboratory space
  • Maintain a rotating stock of supplies
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills,
  • A documented ability to learn specific protocols and follow them consistently and troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Takes the initiative to solve scientific problems and contribute to their resolution.
  • Able to work in a fast paced team environment with changing priorities.
  • Works under minimal supervision and an ability to plan and carry out experiments independently,
  • Support laboratory activities by monitoring lab equipment and maintaining a clean and safe working environment.
  • Authors technical reports as needed
  • Evaluate data and provide clear reports that can be shared and transferred to and from cross-functional teams
  • Pay attention to detail use knowledge of basic laboratory procedures to advance projects under rapidly shifting priorities and timelines.
  • Rigorous critical thinking
  • Learn specific protocols and follow them consistently, and be able or willing to contribute or improve upon established techniques.
  • Will be responsible for:
    • Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques
      • qPCR
      • Western Blot & Immunofluorescence
      • Advanced plasmid design, cloning, and prep
      • DNA library preparation
      • Ability to troubleshoot molecular biology problems
    • Tissue culture cell line maintenance
    • AAV production and QC
  • The preferred candidate will have had prior experience handling and assessing AAV viral vectors in a capsid development or in vivo pre-clinical translational setting and have experience with bioinformatic processes to evaluate next-generation sequencing data
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Melrose Madrigal
Melrose Madrigal | LinkedIn

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. 

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