Molecular R&D Scientist - Gerenzano, Italy - ITA 2017-007

Job Title

Molecular R&D Scientist

Job Facts

Organizational Area
Corporate
Country / State
Italy
Place of work
Gerenzano
Home/Office based
Office based

Professional Family: 

  • R&D - Molecular
Reporting To
Molecular R&D Manager Europe

Kind of contract

Full Time / Part Time
Full Time
Permanent / Temporary
Permanent
Job ID
ITA 2017-007

Job Scope

Your Mission

Responsible for initiating & executing scientific research and/or development strategies for the company in collaboration with the team. Investigates the feasibility of applying scientific principles & concepts to potential inventions, products & problems. Executes laboratory research. Maintains broad knowledge of state-of-the-art principles & theories. May act as spokesperson on corporate research & development.

Main Responsibilities

Your Contributions

• Investigates the feasibility of applying scientific principles & concepts to potential inventions, products & problems.
Executes and may to plan laboratory research as for a project or projects.
Has the ability to serve as an independent investigator.
Produces & analyzes data for publication & presentation at scientific meetings.
Maintains broad knowledge of state-of-the-art principles & theories.
May act as in-house consultant & advise management on scientific decisions.
Able to interface with internal & external scientists & other departments. May serve as a technical representative, core team or extended team member during the product development process.
Authors various manufacturing & raw material specifications & QC documents required for transfer of products to manufacturing. Authors other documents & reports required during the product development process.
Uses professional concepts & relationships to contribute to the development & completion of company goals & objectives in creative & effective ways.
May direct 1–3 Research Associates

Qualifications Experience Personal Strengths Mobility

You
Education
Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. in a scientific discipline or equivalent with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a research and development environment.
Specialization
Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Engineering or equivalent
Experience

Molecular experience is a must
Experience designing primers and probes for molecular assays
Worked independently on projects

Technical Competencies

• Demonstrates potential for technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.
Ability to work with statistical concepts.
DNA/RNA extraction.
DNA/RNA amplification assay development (e.g. RT-PCR, sequencing)
Primers/probes design for molecular assay development

Skills

• Demonstrates ability to exercise independent judgment within defined procedures to determine appropriate action. Normally receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret pertinent scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
Ability to respond to common and scientific inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to prepare presentations and manuscripts that effectively present information.
Experience with product development or design control highly desirable
Technical writing skills / experience
Well-organized, ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
High commitment and self-motivation

Languages
Good spoken and written English
Travel Availability
Yes
Relocation Availability
Not required
Training Required

Not required

Benefits

We Offer You

As per local and Company requirements