Bachelor's degree or Masters in the biological or chemical sciences or equivalent experience
3+ years of experience working in an academic or industry lab setting
Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
Prefer experience with high throughput digital whole slide scanning, image analysis and design control is highly desirable
Experience with immunohistochemical staining and use of a microscope preferred
Good verbal and written communications
Analytical, creative and works well in a team environment
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
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Work in a dynamic environment in the field of Oncology! Under appropriate guidance, plan and execute experiments to develop immunohistochemistry (IHC) and molecular pathology assays in the Companion Diagnostics business area. Participate as key contributor in project teams. Facilitate transfer of completed development projects into commercial products. Contribute to improvement of established product reagents/protocols. Contribute to generation of required documentation/procedures. Evaluate/optimize test methods, new antibodies/reagents.
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, friendly, flexible team member who learns quickly, enjoys multi-tasking, and most important, has an interest in the company and our products. Agilent promotes a mutually respectful environment where all staff members are essential for the success of the group.
Perform studies as described and detailed in existing documents.
Execute performance testing of companion diagnostic IHC assays.
Support clinical trial activities, including preparation of study materials and training of study personnel.
Participate in evaluating and reporting experimental results.
Contribute to generation of general protocols and reports (Stability; short Tech Reports etc) and publications.
With training and coaching, increase understanding of histology and pathology, especially with regard to Oncology and relevant Biomarkers.
Participate in product care activities as needed.
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