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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Scientist, New Dye Development in San Diego, California

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Job Description

BD Biosciences is a leader in dye development and multi-color flow cytometry. We are seeking an outstanding Senior Scientist to join our highly motivated research and development team to continue this exciting work. This individual will be responsible for the evaluation and development of new fluorchromes for use in various flow cytometry systems. This includes evaluating early dye prototypes and providing feedback aimed at improving the candidates (brightness, spectral overlap, etc) as well as taking final dye candidates through the development process. Expected to set up and execute experiments independently the successful candidate will be detail oriented, skilled at data analysis and trouble shooting and will be accountable for preparing and presenting data to management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and perform single and multi-color flow cytometry experiments.

  • Being a driver for best practices in flow cytometry.

  • Communicate data and plans to leadership.

  • Serve as a resource to junior level scientists to guide experimental design and analysis.

  • Lead and drive completion of milestones associated with specific projects, where failure to achieve results may cause delays in program schedules.

  • Strong sense of customer requirements and leading marketing projects for launch requirements.

  • Intellectually contribute to the development of assay protocols and SOPs.

  • Promoting a safe work environment. Offer recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment.

  • Participate in addressing corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified. Notify supervisor of all observed unsafe work practices.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a B.S. Degree in Immunology or related life science discipline and 5 + years of relevant experience.

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience operating a flow cytometer.

  • Requires experience designing, performing, and analyzing flow cytometry experiments, preferably on BD flow cytometers.

  • Strong knowledge of immunology demonstrated by publication record, meeting attendance and established relationships with key opinion leaders.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • History of demonstrating strong analytical problem solving skills, scientific rigor and attention to detail in experimental design and execution.

  • A demonstrated proactive self-starter with a strong work ethic.

  • Effective working on individual projects or as part of a larger team.

  • Demonstrated organizational, time management, and planning skills to efficiently prioritize and manage multiple projects.

Assets:

  • M.S. Degree or Ph.D with minimum of 2+ years' relevant experience is highly preferred.

  • Strong understanding of flow cytometry principles and instrumentation, hands on experience changing filters and detectors is preferred.

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.

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Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego (BDB)

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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, or any other protected status.

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, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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