VIVA USA Inc R and D Asst Scientist in ST Paul, Minnesota
Req Ref No: GDMNRA301 Location: ST Paul, MN Duration: 4.0 months
The laboratory scientist will work closely with the raw materials discovery scientist as well as across the Agro Discovery team to execute lab protocols and procedures and deliver consistent results, safely and efficiently.
Essential Functions / Key Accountabilities:
Execute experiments and deliver results that will be used to inform our discovery strategy Input information into our laboratory information management systems Collaborate with student workers to assure delivery of our objectives Maintain laboratory resources and help ensure that the laboratory is sufficiently equipped
Qualifications & Skills Required:
Bachelor’s or Master’s in a science or engineering discipline Experience in laboratory procedures (e.g. wet chemistry analysis, spectroscopy and chemometrics, sample prep, DNA extraction) Experience managing multiple projects with a high degree of flexibility Experience working closely with colleagues on complex projects in a matrix team structure Results driven, self-motivated, and strong team skills with experience working in teams to perform tasks Goal oriented professional with evidence of applied strategic thinking.
Must be willing to work flex-schedule to accommodate phone and video conferences across multiple time zones as an efficient alternative to travel
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.