Scientist II - primary cell isolation and cell culture

Posted 16 January 2024
Salary US$51 - US$54 per hour + Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameRachael Jalbuena

Job description

Scientist II
Worcester, MA
Length of Contract: 12+ months (renewable)
Hourly Pay Rate: $51-54/hr (employee benefits available at a cost)

Job Description:

Orion Group is seeking a highly motivated scientist to work in Worcester, MA for our global pharmaceutical manufacturing client's R&D Team. This team is working on isolation & characterization of human blood cells. This will be an onsite position and will involve laboratory benchwork.

The Scientist II will request donor samples, isolate cells from human or monkey peripheral blood, set up cultures with isolated cells, perform cell stimulation or differentiation by test compounds, harvest cells and supernatants, prepare these samples for further analysis; run ELISA tests to study effector function of compounds; analyze and present the data generated by these experiments.

Education Required:
Bachelor's or Master's graduate with 3-5 years biochemistry lab experience

Top skills:
* Must have primary cell isolation and cell culture experience
* Must have ELISA experience
* Flow cytometry - highly desirable

What is a nice to have (but not required) skill, experience, education, or certification?
* Basic lab techniques, pipetting samples, dealing with cells, cleanliness

Interview Process - 2 rounds
* 30 Minute Phone Interview with sponsor
* 2 hour Onsite interview - group interview

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.