Associate Scientist I at Azenta Life Sciences

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: SOUTH PLAINFIELD, New Jersey





Job Description:

At Azenta, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer-focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships.


Azenta Life Sciences is a global leader in the life sciences space with headquarters in Chelmsford, MA, and offices and operations worldwide. We are a market leader in automated bio sample management solutions and genomic services across areas such as drug development, clinical and advanced cell therapies for the industry's top pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions globally. We provide unparalleled capabilities with our lab analysis, sample management and storage services, informatics software, and consumables, with the largest installed base managing over 1 billion samples globally.



How You'll Make an Impact

Performs a wide variety of laboratory tasks and experiments. May make detailed observations, analyze data and interpret results. Maintains laboratory equipment and inventory levels for laboratory supplies. May write experimental reports, summaries and protocols. May also be responsible for media preparation in the research and development area, including experiments as required and outlined. May also develop and maintain record keeping for experiments performed. Performs limited troubleshooting and calibration of instruments. May do glass washing.



Title: Associate Scientist I



Location: South Plainfield, NJ



What You'll Do


  • Independently carry out nucleic acid extractions from a variety of sample types

  • Perform quantitative PCR (qPCR) set-up and data analysis

  • Prepare libraries for high-throughput sequencing

  • Carry out DNA sequencing on sanger and next-generation DNA analyzers

  • Perform routine maintenance of DNA analyzers and related equipment

  • Check inventory and replenish consumable sequencing supplies

  • Communicate with customers by phone and e-mail in a friendly and professional manner

  • Follow SOPs and guidance of supervisors

  • Be an effective team-player committed to company goals




What You Will Bring



  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences required

  • 1+ years biological lab experience is required

  • Experience working in a regulatory environment (e.g. CLIA/CAP, GLP, GMP, GCLP, and/or GCP) is highly desirable

  • Knowledge of standard laboratory processes

  • Follow and help to develop Standard Operating Protocol (SOP)

  • Strong communications/interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, and attention to detail are essential.



EOE M/F/Disabled/VET



At Azenta, we are a part of the science behind the COVID vaccine and we are committed to the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities where we live and work. To protect our coworkers, clients, families and friends, we have implemented a policy where all of our US employees must be fully vaccinated (which includes taking the booster) or have requested and received an approved medical/religious accommodation prior to their first day of work.
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