- Write and maintain accurate, complete, and timely data in laboratory notebooks.
- Independently design specific laboratory experiments.
- Prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols, and quantitative analyses of experimental procedures, data, and conclusions.
- Effectively communicate results of experiments and analyses to supervisor and/or project teams.
- Perform routine scientific experiments independently and be responsible for research and development in collaboration with others on projects.
- Perform new procedures with only general instructions.
- Make detailed observations, organize and analyze data, and interpret results in a clear and logical format (e.g., graphs, charts, summaries).
- Identify problems with experiments and troubleshoot solutions with guidance from supervisor.
- Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
- Good understanding of basic experimental objectives and concepts of experimental design.
- Maintain familiarity with current applicable scientific literature and contribute to the process of a project within her/his scientific discipline, as well as investigate, create, and develop new methods and techniques for project advancement.
- Personal motivation to expand applicable scientific knowledge through reading and by attending seminars and research meetings.
- Possess basic working knowledge of virology, molecular biology, or immunology.
- Experience in clinical sample testing, and work in a GLP, GMP, GXP or CLIA environment are desirable.
- Experience in Good Documentation Practices is a plus.
- Be well organized and detail oriented, effectively prioritize, eager to learn, interact cooperatively and effectively with others in a team environment, and consistently demonstrate reliability and responsibility.
- Possess good oral and written communication skills.
- Possess advanced word processing, data entry, data presentation and analysis computer skills.
- Comply with Takeda safety practices and standard operating procedures.
- Exhibit and promote Takeda Core Competencies.
- BS Degree in Physical or Life Sciences and 2-5 years laboratory experience, orMS Degree in Physical or Life Sciences and 0-3 years laboratory experience.
- Possess a combination of education and experience in a physical and/or life science to work independently, serve as a resource for researchers, train new technicians, and help solve problems with instrument operation.
- Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.).
- Typical laboratory bending, stooping, lifting requirements apply.
- Lifting and moving supplies and equipment (up to 25 pounds).
- Willingness to travel to various training, meetings, or client sites, including overnight trips. Some international travel may be required.
- Requires approximately 5% travel. (Expected to be infrequent.)
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