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Research Scientist

Staff Matters
Oro Valley, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job description

Scientist - Investigation and Resolution

Field: Tissue Diagnostics/Research/Development

Contract term: 1-year


Individual contributor that performs reagent-based or assay-based investigations to determine root cause and finds appropriate solutions to resolve on-market product issues. Scope includes primary stains, advanced staining reagents, special stains, and bulk reagents used for automated H&E, IHC (immunohistochemistry) and ISH (in-situ hybridization) applications. Collaborates with a technical team of 4 to 8 individuals within an Agile framework. Works collaboratively across functions including Global Operations or Manufacturing, Complaint Investigation and Resolution, Global Customer Support, Lifecycles, Product Development, Quality, Regulatory, and Global organizations. Develops and drives a work culture committed to compliance, quality and customer focus.


  • Conducts independent reagent-based or assay-based investigations and resolution projects in alignment with business and compliance needs
  • Contributes to the technical execution and timeliness of CAPAs/NCRs and on-market support (OMS)
  • Designs experimental plan to support project objectives
  • Executes bench experiments; makes detailed and general observations and analyzes data
  • Prepares technical reports, summaries and quantitative analyses
  • Maintains complete and accurate records
  • Normally acts independently for developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Identifies and implements improvements to work processes and laboratory environment
  • Recognized expert across a wide range of techniques and their application
  • Works on extremely complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables
  • Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Participates or leads cross functional technical teams such as a failure investigation or core team
  • Works well in a team environment by being a productive project team member, suggesting creative solutions to problems and providing input to project planning
  • Establishes interfaces across other organizational groups
  • Trains others in areas of expertise
  • Troubleshoots problems and institutes corrective action
  • Prepares and presents experimental procedures and results in group and project teams
  • Monitors work to ensure quality, and continuously promote Quality First Time
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Biology/Chemistry/Biochemistry (Preferred)
  • BS in Biology/Chemistry/Biochemistry or related field with 8 yrs or more demonstrating progressive work experience of increased competencies
  • MS in Biology/Chemistry/Biochemistry or related field with 3 yrs or more experience
  • Demonstrated record of accomplishments within a FDA/IVDR regulated environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knows wide range of experimental techniques and skilled in their applications
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
  • Capable with searching scientific literature to gain general and specific information
  • Skilled with use of word processing, spreadsheets, graphical and presentation
  • Maintains broad knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories in chemistry, biochemistry and biology
  • Excellent time management, planning, organization and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team to achieve project goals and timelines is required
  • Strong verbal, written communication skills. Ability to prepare and present information to groups
  • Uses professional concepts to contribute to the development of company concepts and principles and to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways
  • Experience with SAFe Agile methodologies is a plus

Statistics, Mathematics, Collaboration, Technical, Experiment, Clinic, Molecular Biology, Biology, Data Analytics, Analysis, Biochemistry, Assay, Cell Culturing, Molecule, Tissue Diagnostics, Genomics, Sampling, Protein, Chemistry, Mentoring, DNA, Microbiology, Computer Science, Communication Skills, Innovation, MS Office

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Company Description
At Staff Matters, we possess decades of experience within the staffing industry. We have the knowledge, strength and commitment to provide our customers with talented employees to help your business grow, and to help our candidates find opportunities that they would generally not have found on their own.

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Oro Valley, AZ



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