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Associate Scientist- Cell Culture

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/1/2017 1:44:22 PM
  • 2693539
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): United States ; Utah; Logan


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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Associate Scientist position distinguishes itself by contributing to research collaboration with high emphasis on custom/new product innovations. The Associate scientist is expected to design, execute and analyze cell culture based experiments and data with minimal supervision. In addition, this position works in close partnership with the GE Healthcare Technologies team, research sites, and clinical partners to develop new product applications and other activities.

Essential Responsibilities:
Duties include (but are not limited to):
• Combining knowledge of chemistry/biochemistry/biology/statistics to deliver new products
• Evaluating and extending new concepts as well as providing innovations which can be developed into new product advantages
• Using broad expertise in chemistry/biochemistry/biology to help resolve urgent issues with current products

Specifics:
1. The cell culture Associate Scientist will work in a bioprocessing laboratory focused on the development and improvement of cell culture media and supplements for biopharmaceutical manufacturing and bioprocessing applications
2. Lead portions of development projects as assigned. This includes design, execution and data management and analysis of cell culture based experiments
3. Responsibilities may also include training others and troubleshooting experiments and equipment
4. Minimal (<5%) travel may be required
5. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
6. Participate in continuous improvement activities by identifying and appropriately escalating process and product quality gaps, providing solutions when possible

Qualifications/Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, or related field
2. Relevant work experience should meet the following threshold levels. 2+ for BS or completion of MS/PhD.


U.S. (Country) Specific Qualifications:
1. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States full-time
2. Must be willing to work in our [city, state] facility full-time
3. Must submit application for employment through gecareers.com (or COS if internal) to be considered
4. Must be 18 years of age or older
5. Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
6. Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

Desired Characteristics:
1. Masters or PhD degree in in Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Biomedical Engineering, or related field
2. Previous cell culture media development or industrial bioprocess experience
3. Demonstrated record of innovation in the area of scientific expertise
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills
5. Experience with research collaborations
6. Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task
7. Demonstrated problem solving ability and results orientation

Locations: United States ; Utah; Logan

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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