Research Associate 2

Hologic San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago

Our PURPOSE-to enable healthier lives everywhere, every day-is driven by a PASSION to become global champions for women's health. We succeed by fulfilling our PROMISE to bring The Science of Sure to life through product quality, clinical differentiation, customer relationships and our team's talent and engagement.

Our Purpose is simple: to enable healthier lives everywhere, every day. Toward this end, we offer clinically proven products designed to detect, diagnose and treat disease and other health conditions that primarily affect women-earlier and more accurately than ever to provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind. This focus has fueled our long track record of innovative medical breakthroughs across many therapeutic areas-breast health, cervical health, body composition, gynecologic health, perinatal health, skeletal health and sexual health-touching the lives of more than 230 million women around the world every year. In fact, as global champions for women's health, no company in the world has done more to fight cervical and breast cancer than Hologic-and we will continue to challenge ourselves to ensure that future generations of women have access to our life-saving innovations.

Of course, none of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our collective expertise and dedication to develop and market robust, science-based certainty sustain a pipeline of exceptional solutions that respond to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities. And when we fulfill our purpose and promise to the world, we also fulfill another goal: a business that generates sustainable global financial growth from which success and prosperity for our company, employees and investors naturally follow.

Job Summary

Hologic is seeking a Research Associate 1 or 2 responsible for designing and performing experiments while collaborating and communicating effectively.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.

  • Performs minimally complex experiments with input from supervisor.

  • Understands experimental goal and may provide input to the experimental design.

  • Analyzes data from individual experiment with input from supervisor and documents work in laboratory notebook or report.

  • Able to summarize a group of experiments.

  • Effectively communicates with peers and supervisor. May present data in group meetings.

Qualifications

Education:

  • B.A./B.S. Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field.

Experience:

  • 0 - 2 years post-baccalaureate laboratory experience in academia or industry
  • M.S. without thesis.

Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

  • Demonstrate drive and commitment: shows reliability and commitment amongst manager and peers; exhibits focus and determination in tasks at hand; establishes support for objectives; drives and produces results

  • Work efficiently and effectively: effectively manages time and priorities by focusing on highest priority tasks and working efficiently; effectively recovers from mistakes; completes projects on time

  • Team membership: interacts in an team environment based on shared values; knows when and how to use a team approach to solve problems; seeks the contributions of all team members; shares credit with others

  • Adapt and learn: works efficiently in situations involving ambiguity, shifting priorities and rapid change; demonstrates resilience and composure in difficult circumstances; deals constructively with mistakes and setbacks and learns from them; continually learns to grow and improve skills to meet organizational goals

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.

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