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CTG SCIENTIST in Carlsbad, California


Location: US-CA-Carlsbad

Job Number: 19202576

CTG, Inc. is seeking a Scientist for a one-year contract with our client located in Carlsbad, CA!

Type of Service: Clinical and Health

Job Posting Title: Scientist I, Protein Production

Job Description/Position Summary: Work in a team based environment and perform Quality Control assays/experiments on Drug Discovery Reagents (Kinases, Assay Components, Finished Goods) for use in research and commercial scientific products for the life sciences industry. Experiments are performed following controlled protocols and data is recorded on batch records following good documentation practices. Position has potential for cross training opportunities for protein purification

Key Objectives of the role:

Responsible for qualification of product(s) in a lab setting following standard operating procedures. Will utilize basic laboratory techniques, calculations, materials measurement, operation of laboratory equipment and record keeping necessary to manufacture products.

Will perform radioactive assays and analysis, TR-FRET assays, fluorescence based assays, and protein concentration assays.

Responsible for Batch Data Records, notebooks, customer reports and work order documents.

Utilize specialized technical knowledge and skills to make detailed observations and analyze data to ensure within operating parameters. Advise manager of factors that may affect quality of product. Suggest options/ideas for corrective actions.

Maintain equipment, product inventories and related records as assigned. Note variances on manufacturing documents; audit and evaluate process documents and propose revisions. Complete, distribute and file records as required in accordance with Document Control Practices.

Identify potential issues in the qualification process; report findings to team management and members for resolution or participate in troubleshooting.

Cross Training Potential: Responsible for manufacturing product(s) in a lab setting following standard operating procedures. Will utilize basic laboratory techniques, calculations, materials measurement, operation of laboratory equipment and record keeping necessary to manufacture products. Will perform column purification/ chromatography, buffer preparation, SDS-Page Analysis, Western Blotting, and other protein characterization techniques.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or other related discipline. Experience in a manufacturing or research laboratory.

Proficiency in the use of scientific laboratory techniques, equipment and materials:

Radioactive Kinase Activity Assay


Fluorescence based assays

Polyacrylamide and Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

Western Blot

Protein Concentration determination assay

Buffer Preparation

XL Fit Analysis

Bench work both a lab environment and manufacturing facility with specialized equipment.

Ability to carry out scientific procedures and make recommendations for improvement.

Excellent documentation and communication skills.

Lifting up to 20 lbs will be required on a frequent basis.

This is a first-shift position. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.

Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties.

May intermittently sit at desk/lab bench for a long period of time to perform experiments, write, and use a keyboard to communicate through written means.

Candidates may apply now or email resumes to kristen.edwards@ctg.com


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.

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