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Under the general supervision of the Director of Discovery Science and Innovation, the Research Scientist will be responsible for initiating, developing, and executing research projects that will aid in creating commercially viable and innovative nutritional supplement products. Creating written materials for peer reviewed journals, the communities of clinical practitioners and for lay audience, is an integral part of this position.The Scientist must be able to critically evaluate emerging published research, including
in vitro ,
in vivo (animal)
and clinical studies, and effectively incorporate available information in the design and execution of ongoing studies. This position will also be responsible for conducting molecular and
studies in house, overseeing studies conducted by collaborators and effectively organizing, analyzing, and presenting data in graphical and written formats. A diverse scientific background, including experience in data analysis and scientific writing, is highly preferred.Essential FunctionsDesign, oversee and conduct research studies focused on nutritional supplements and their effects on healthEffectively translate and communicate study results by preparing original manuscripts for peer review journals, review manuscripts and white papers, reports, presentations, and other communication materialsAssist with literature searches, reference management, bibliographies, and literature librariesIndependently synthesize available research information into publication materials suitable for a wide range of audiencesPresent data/results internally and externallyContribute to writing grant applicationsResponsible for developing and validating assays in preparation for upcoming laboratory and clinical studiesDirect, train, and supervise other laboratory personnel as neededDesign and implement analytical assays, such as HPLC, Mass Spec, animal and human tissue extraction/analysis, ELISA, in vivo studies, and other assays as needed.30%-40% of this job is in the lab (Research Scientist) and the rest is focused on the Scientific Writing aspect of the job.QualificationsEducation:PhD in Biological or Chemical Sciences (i.e., Biochemistry, Biology, Neuroscience, Immunology, Nutrition or a related field)Industry experience preferred but not requiredExperience:3+ years of relevant experience in lab operation with knowledge of GLP regulationsExperience with standard molecular biology, analytical chemistry and biological assays (i.e., HPLC, ELISA, Western blot) is requiredExperience with analytical chemistry assays is requiredSolid skills in statistical data analyses using R or similar software are requiredExperience in organizing and presenting the data for scientific publications and presentations is requiredThe ability to independently create scientific publications in grammatically correct English is requiredExperience in creating publications and presentations for various types of audiences (i.e., clinicians, researchers and lay audience)Management and training of lab personnel/interns/scientists in basic lab skills, safety, documentation, and compliance with lab regulationsBackground in handling rodents or willingness to learn animal surgery and behavioral testing is preferredExperience with developing and managing research projects independently is requiredBasic managerial and interpersonal skills are requiredSpecialized Knowledge and Skills:Knowledge of basic lab operation requirements and compliance with regulations governing discovery labs (chemical and biological biohazard handling regulations, safety, documentation, analytical instruments contracts and maintenance, GLP, etc.)Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skillsExperience with graphical illustration software is highly desirableKnowledge of PCR methods and use of Luminex analyzers is a plusAssay development across a variety of biochemical targets is a plusIn vivo
research experience in animal models is a plusExperience in designing and analyzing ELISA assaysHands-on experience in designing, managing, and analyzing Western BlotsAbility to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary teamExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to multi-task and meet expected timelinesNecessary Competencies:Analytical/Detail-OrientedCommunication (verbal and written)Critical ThinkingEthics/IntegrityInterpersonalInitiativePersonal accountability/ProfessionalismProcess ManagementQualityTeamwork/Team BuildingTime ManagementTrust/RespectApply today and become part of the Standard Process family!Standard Processunderstands the importance of diversity and believes in providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all personnel decisions, including but not limited to hiring, compensation, promotions, training, benefits, termination, or other terms and conditions of employment, are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, disability, veteran status, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, arrest or conviction record, sexual preference, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic in accordance with law.