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Eurofins Scient. Durham , NC 27701

Posted 7 days ago

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 50,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialized clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Execute testing of assigned analysis type for routine sample submissions using electrophoresis, chromatography, ELISA, qPCR and compendial methods

  • Identify and help to resolve equipment and basic test method issues

  • Develop expertise to serve as a backup executor of a limited number of other analysis types (other test methods)

  • Provide feedback to client on the performance of existing assays / test methods

  • Basic lab organization and maintenance

The Ideal Candidate would possess:

  • Prior knowledge and experience with automated ELISA techniques for impurities, qPCR, size exclusion HPLC, cation exchange HPLC, amino acid analysis, capillary electrophoresis, UV/vis spectroscopy and/or compendial test methods (pH, osmolality, HIAC)

  • Basic lab organization and maintenance skills

  • Excellent documentation skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in science (chemistry, pharmacy, or equivalent life sciences degree)

  • At least 3-5 years of experience

  • Experience with analytical methods (LC-UV/MS) to screen and characterize activity of antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs)

  • Experience with microfluidics and capillary electrophoresis to conduct protein analysis

  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, Monday

  • Friday 8:00am

  • 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Research Triangle Park, NC are encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options

  • Life and disability insurance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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