PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
BS/MS Biologist (Biotech)
Under general guidance, executes experiments and communicates results as part of multi-disciplinary team(s).
Applies relevant scientific principles and techniques to research problems.
Maintains detailed laboratory notebooks.
Maintains knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and techniques.
Ability to trouble shoot experiments -designing controls, generating interpretable data.
Presents findings internally and contributes to the publication of the work of the project team.
Contributes to the development of patent applications as appropriate.
Complies with all safety requirements.
Contributes to laboratory needs, such as stock room maintenance and ordering supplies.
Involved in general lab duties as assigned.
Specific duties may also include, but may not be limited to, the following:-
Human tissue culture experience
Cell biology and Molecular biology
Experience in RNA purification, qPCR and analysis
* Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience.
Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline with 3-5 years' relevant experience.
* Special knowledge or skills needed and/or licenses or certificates required.
Demonstrates technical proficiency, and the ability to collaborate with others on cross functional teams in a fast-paced, matrixed, environment consisting of internal and external team members.
Possesses knowledge of scientific principles and concepts and keeps current with relevant scientific literature.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office- preferably MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
Effective verbal and written communication and skills.
Analytical thinker with problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
Effective planning, organization and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects.
*Special knowledge or skills and/or licenses or certificates preferred.
Immunoassay experience – moderate to high-throughput assays for protein detection using different platforms.
Knowledge of and ability to use standard molecular and cell biology techniques.
Experience with mRNA expression profiling.
* Travel requirements
Up to 5%
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