CTG Scientist 1 in Carlsbad, California
Title: Scientist 1
Job Number: 18205041
Come join us and grow your career with CTG! Apply now for immediate consideration for this exciting opportunity.
Job Title: Scientist 1
Location: Carlsbad, CA
Duration: Long-term, W2 Contract
Scientist will execute service-based projects that primarily consist of genome engineering tool generation using the cutting edge cloning and genomic engineering techniques
Support projects and lead projects by leading cloning, sequencing, virus generation, and bio-informatics with an extensive use of automated liquid handling and LIMS
Act in a highly collaborative manner with the rest of the team through design, sequencing, analysis and large-scale manipulations of projects
Projects may include, but not be limited to sub-cloning, plasmid preparations, in vitro transcription of RNA, lentiviral production
Scope of Need
Directly interact with R&D scientists and project management to execute a large number of specific project work plans.
Responsible for executing portions of these plans to meet agreed upon deliverables and timelines.
Activities will require a high level of independence as well as the ability to work in a highly cooperative team.
Multi-tasking and maintaining clear records of work performed
Proven sterile tissue culture technique
Use of automation for liquid handling
Observe deviations from the expected outcomes and trouble-shoot
Succeed with a moderate level of supervision and guidance
Strong communication and teamwork orientation with demonstrable influence/interpersonal skills
This position will benefit from:
Sequencing DNA on multiple platforms
Bioinformatics tools for design and analysis
Using LIMS to support laboratory execution
- Bachelor’s degree required
Minimum Required Experience:
1 year experience in cell culture
Experience in automation for liquid handling, flow cytometry, cloning, industry DNA sequencing, bio-informatics/LIMS
- Experience using liquid handling instrumentation for cloning, sequencing (Sanger and NGS), cell culture and cell-based assays, and molecular biology
Cell Culture of adherent and suspension cell types:
Transfection, transduction, antibiotic-selection, clonal expansion
- Plasmid sub cloning, DNA preparations, DNA sequencing, in vitro transcription of RNA, packaging of lentivirus, PCR, RT-PCR, TaqMan® qPCR
TALN and CRISPR based editing, design and implementation
Bio-informatics and Information Management
Experience using bio-informatic approaches and tools in applied situations
Experience using, designing, maintaining or administering LIMS systems to manage laboratory execution
Experience with Nautilus LIMS a significant plus
Expected to support and participate in R&D and project management meetings.
No third party resumes accepted
Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquires may be conducted
W2 only, no C2C or 1099 arrangements available
Candidates must currently reside in USA or Canada
CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer
CTG is an E-Verify Company
To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link below or email your MSWord version resume to Maurine.Mercer@ctg.com. Please reference CTG job number 18205041 when applying!
CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.
CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).
CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.
CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.