BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Research Associate II in San Diego, California

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Summary

Responsible for research, development, and manufacturing of custom products and services in the Custom Technology Team. Makes detailed observations, analyzes data and interprets results. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situations or data requires evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined procedures and practices in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining results. Receives no instructions on routine tasks, general instructions on new assignments. May provide guidance to lower level personnel within the department. Direction is both verbal and written.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the execution of experiments of diverse complexity within a defined project framework.

  • Exercises judgment within generally defined procedures and practices in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining results.

  • Prepares protocols for experiments of moderate complexity under supervision.

  • Prepare technical reports, summaries and quantitative analyses of assigned research projects.

  • Tabulates and analyzes experimental data for all phases of a project utilizing statistical programs.

  • Investigates and contributes to development, new methods and technologies for project and process advancement.

  • Develops working knowledge of current scientific literature, and state-of-the-art technologies, theories and principles in own area of scientific discipline.

  • May act as team member on research projects.

  • May provide guidance to lower level personnel.

  • Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements.

  • Promote a safe work environment. May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment. Participates in Environmental, Health & Safety programs. Addresses corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified. Notifies supervisor and Safety Officer(s) of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices.

  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required.

Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelors degree in a related scientific discipline or equivalent combination of related education and experience.

  • Typically requires a minimum of 1-3 years related experience in an industrial or research laboratory with a Bachelors or minimum 0 to 2 years related experience in an industrial or research laboratory with a Masters. Demonstrate working knowledge of scientific principles.

  • Experience with flow cytometry strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated success in executing a defined research project or in process improvement or invention, or to fundamental knowledge in own area of scientific discipline.

  • Working knowledge of laboratory techniques and methods within own area of scientific discipline.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute defined experiments of simple to moderate complexity and to prepare technical reports, summaries, and quantitative analyses of assigned

  • Research projects.

  • Successful execution of a protocol-specified investigation of simple complexity.

  • Practical knowledge of operation of laboratory instrumentation and applicable computer software.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status

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Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego (BDB)

Additional Locations

Work Shift1st Shift 8am-430pm (United States of America)

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status