Title: Scientist II
CorTech is seeking a Scientist for our client in Santa Clara, California.
•Exempt/Non Exempt: Non Exempt
•Years Experience: 4-7years
•Education: Ph.D. in a life or physical science preferred with up to two years research or industrial experience or BS/MS degree with additional progressive research experience sufficient to demonstrate equivalency.
-Experience with presenting results of projects both internally & externally; present complex technical data to large and diverse groups.
-Ability to train others on the theoretical and practical basis of techniques, processes and assays.
-Familiar with project planning, process updates, & experimental design
-Prepares & align impact goals with department goals.
Conceive, plan, design & conduct advanced independent research in compound, assay, process, product, or method development. Direction is provided by project goals & experimental design.
Interact with other groups and share information; participate in team activities. May act as lead scientist, project leader, or project contributor.
Provide technical direction and feedback to others. Directly supervise technical personnel.
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. Design, plan & execute project related tasks.
Design experiments to test hypothesis related to project outcomes. Apply advanced scientific knowledge to projects; determine priorities for experiments. Independently design and execute experiments.
Utilize DOE as appropriate.
Assure experimental quality through sound, independent experimental design.
Identify technical alternatives from literature review. Familiar with lab environment & safety practices: may assume roles of responsibility (i.e. Safety Officer, Emergency Control Force delegate, etc.).
Apply basic computer skills. (Includes word processing, spreadsheets, instrumentation related & Abbott network systems.)
Apply advanced technical writing skills to produce reports & documents; write independently, evaluates the writing of others.
Utilize numerous analytical instruments; train others in their operation. Recognize & resolve technical problems.