A Pharmaceutical Company is seeking a Research Associate in Frederick, MD. Role Description This role will provide process engineering and analytical support for commercial manufacturing of cell therapy. Working cross functionally with quality, operations, material management, facility and engineering functions, the role is expected to provide technical input for product/process response and investigations, technology implementation, technology transfers, process validation and regulatory filings. • Execute scientific laboratory studies to support process/product understanding and continuous improvement projects • Execute analytical testing of cell therapy products – flow cytometry, ELISA and PCR assays. • Ability to follow laboratory procedures with attention to detail, and successfully execute experiments at the bench • Provide technical input to the execution of process validation and comparability campaigns. • Participate in evaluation of new technology and process automation for introduction into GMP manufacturing • Participate and support process FMEAs to understand process and product risks as a pre-requisite for process validation. • Participate and report to a cross-functional team to advance production activities. • Participate in Operational Excellence activities within Tier Structure. • Participate continuous improvement projects supporting commercial manufacturing site • Ensure systematic DMAIC based approach utilization for process/product related investigations to identify root cause and provide impact assessment to maintain routine manufacturing operations and determine process improvements for manufacturing. • Support technology transfers of launch and commercial cell therapy products • Effectively & efficiently communicate manufacturing process performance internally. • Support the implementation of automation and IT infrastructure projects • Assist in writing technical documentation (protocols & reports for equipment/instrument qualifications, comparability, and cell therapy manufacturing process validation) Skills & Requirements • Bachelors Degree in Biochemical Engineering, Tumor Immunology, Biotechnology or Life Sciences. • Basic understanding in Bioprocessing, Cell Culture and Biochemistry. • Knowledge of ELISA and/or PCR testing • Knowledge in flow cytometry and data analysis (FACSDiva, FlowJo, GraphPad Prism, Excel) is a plus • Ability to think critically, demonstrate troubleshooting and problem-solving skills • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment • Previous experience with other technologies is a plus • Experience with the use of Microsoft word, Excel, Power Point, Smartsheet, Prism, JMP, and other data analysis applications • Highly collaborative with excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills • Ability to think critically with demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills • Comfortable working in a fast-paced company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload/assignments based upon changing priorities • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description
HAYS PLC • Frederick, U.S.
A Pharmaceutical Company is seeking an Research Associate /Senior Research Associate – Translational Biology in Lexington, MA. Role Description • Play a role in guiding creative and rigorous biological research programs aimed at fully understanding the disease mechanism of our pipeline. • Conduct efficacy, pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamics, structure-activity-relationship and mechanisms of action studies of drug candidates • Use appropriate in vivo models to understand the mechanisms by which our drug candidates may contribute to adverse events in patients • Present working progress to team members in group meeting • Work closely with members of our research team to develop in vivo strategies to quickly and effectively address key questions related to the safety and efficacy of our drugs. • Review literature and provide insights to research directions, while predominantly making hands-on contributions to the research Skills & Requirements • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Biology, Pharmacology, or related field, with a minimum of 1-3 years of experience. • Proficient in animal handling, dosing and surgery. Proficient in techniques including but not limited to oral gavage, intravenous injection, subcutaneous injection, blood collection and basic surgery • In depth knowledge of, and hands-on experience with, in vitro and in vivo models used for mechanistic investigation with small molecule or RNAi therapeutics • Experience performing molecular and cellular biology techniques, including but not limited to RNA preparation, RT-qPCR, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, urine biomarker analysis, plasma biomarker analysis • Broad and deep understanding of signaling pathways and biological processes implicated in rare genetic liver diseases as well as the mechanism of action of RNAi therapies is desirable • Previous experience in drug discovery is preferred • Outstanding written and oral communication skills • A high level of motivation and demonstrated record of accomplishment throughout your career • The ability to work effectively as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment
HAYS PLC • Lexington, U.S.
The Researcher will manage the implementation of research activities in Brazil. The Researcher will have a strong focus on how vulnerable and marginalized groups communicate to access information about COVID-19-related issues and how their use of online media intersects with their use of traditional media and other sources. Research activities include desk research, social media monitoring, Key Informant Interviews, Focus Group Discussions, surveys, capacity assessment interviews and field observations. The research will help to inform public health and humanitarian response agencies to better communicate key messages to the at-risk population.DAY-TO-DAY TASKS will include:Work closely with the Lead Researcher, Social Scientist and Project Manager to design research activities;Adapt research tools to the local context;Coordinate with partner organizations to provide training to ensure quality data collection practices;Clean, collate and analyze data collected by staff and partner organizations;Conduct key informant interviews with community leaders, influencers, public health and humanitarian agency officials, media representatives, and others;Identify information flows, uses, popular platforms, trusted actors, and how information on the virus is produced, distributed, and accessed;Contribute to the writing of the final report;Generate graphs or other engaging content to display data;Deliver regular reporting to the project team;Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisors; andUnderstanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholdingQUALIFICATIONS WE'RE LOOKING FORStrong Monitoring and Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) background, especially using a mix of qualitative and quantitative, observational participatory data collection and analysis methods, working in complex, humanitarian contextsMaster's degree in social sciences, international development, evaluation, or a related fieldAt least five years of experience conducting project/program impact evaluationFluency in written and spoken Portuguese and EnglishDirect research experience with Indigenous and Afro-Brazilian communities located in Northern Brazil is a plusExcellent intercultural communication skills/cultural sensitivity and the ability to forge strong cross-cultural relationships and build trust demonstrated through previous experienceStrong co-design facilitation, presentation, writing and communication skillsFamiliarity with the latest research on mis- and disinformation, trust and related research emerging from political, social and communication sciencesStrong understanding of the humanitarian principles to ensure data collection and provision follow the Core Humanitarian StandardsRelevant experience working with data collection and analysis software, including Kobo Toolbox or similar softwareData visualization skills and knowledge of relevant software to produce infographics, a plusStrong software skills to ensure proper design and layout of the regular reports, a plusSelf-motivated and used to work in a fast-paced environment
Glassdoor Inc. • Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Parabon NanoLabs Reston, VAA Research Scientist is sought to undertake cutting-edge research in the field of genomics. Successful hires will join an interdisciplinary research group pursuing ambitious, long-term projects aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the fields of biodefense, medicine, and forensics.Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Parabon’s bioinformatics division is based in Reston, Virginia. The ideal candidate will be located in the Washington DC region, however, telework arrangements will be considered for exceptional US-based applicants living outside the Virginia/Maryland/District of Columbia area. Required Qualifications: PhD or PhD completion expected in the next 6 months in Genetics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or related field;Expertise in hands-on bioinformatic analysis of large-scale genomic and phenotypic data with 3+ years of experience in a professional or academic environment;Proficiency with genomics and statistical software tools such as PLINK, R, Matlab, SAS, MDR or equivalent in an academic or professional environment;Proficiency with scientific programming in a language such as Python, C/C++, Perl, Java, or equivalent in an academic or professional environment;US citizen or a permanent resident; and,Excellent written and verbal English communication skills and ability to demonstrate written skills via submission of a writing sample. Preferred Qualifications, but not required: Experience in microbiology and metagenomicsKnowledge of the fields of human population genetics, machine learning, forensic science and/or neuroscience.Strong writing ability and successful proposal writing experienceExperience with development of novel project ideas and executionExpertise in biostatistics; and/or,Experience with molecular dynamics simulation
Careerbuilder • Baltimore, U.S.
TataMotors LTD • Chennai, India
An American Company is seeking a Statistician II/III in Gaithersburg, MD. Role Description We are seeking a Statistician II/III to join our Data Science and Statistics team. This position directly supports all our nonclinical groups, and provides guidance in the utilization of appropriate statistical methodology to scientists and management. • Provide sound strategic, scientific, and statistical input to support our nonclinical research and development projects, through design of experiments and by using appropriate statistical methodology and sample size. • Prepare statistical analysis plans; analyze experimental and historical data. • Create design of experiments and perform various types of statistical analyses to develop predictive models and optimize conditions for processes, methods, and drug product/drug substance storage. • Perform stability analysis to identify degradation rates and expiration dates. • Prepare the statistical section of technical reports and presentations. • Engage in discussions and research to ensure the central place of applied statistics in research, development, quality, and validation projects. • Manage one's projects effectively, and meet deadlines with high quality of standards • Explain statistical designs and concepts to non-statisticians • Meet company milestones Skills & Requirements • A degree in Statistics/Biostatistics, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related field, with at least 5 year of relevant experience is preferred. • Sound knowledge of theoretical and applied statistics is required, with an emphasis on experimental design in biotechnology, power calculations, survival analysis, etc. • The candidate should have hands-on experience with using and scripting statistical software packages including JMP, SAS, and R. • Familiarity with ICH guidelines • Experience in the drug development field is preferred. • Must be an effective team player, able to thrive in a fast-paced team environment, and also work independently on projects. • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. • Leadership ability to influence team members and communicate statistical concepts across functions.
HAYS PLC • Gaithersburg, U.S.
Job BriefThis role performs engineering technician duties, product testing and related project support functions at the Yamaha Marine Test Facility with the purpose of improving current Yamaha Marine products and developing innovative new marine products.Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for a Testing Technician to join our Marine team in Bridgeport, AL. This role performs engineering technician duties, product testing and related project support functions at the Yamaha Marine Test Facility with the purpose of improving current Yamaha Marine products and developing innovative new marine products. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:Install outboard engines, control systems, electronics and marine accessories on a wide variety of applications.Operate a wide variety of boat applications in varying conditions while collecting performance data and engine diagnostic information.Apply advanced knowledge of marine products and technology as well as basic practical machining skills in order to make modifications to engines and other marine products for the purpose of collecting research and development data.Apply marine combustion engine theory and marine propulsion system theory and knowledge in order to effectively service, maintain and diagnose marine engines, engine accessories.Apply marine ac/dc electrical theory as well as knowledge of CAN systems to maintain and diagnose issue with marine boat control systems, marine electronics and a wide variety of boat accessories.Install advanced diagnostic and data collection tools and equipment for the purpose of acquiring, analyzing, and reporting marine product performance data and information using Microsoft office and other computer applications.Under minimum supervision, create and execute test plans according to strict industry standards and guidelines set by marine manufactures and related industry organizations. Maintain a safe and clean environment within all areas of the buildings, grounds and docks. Assist in performing routine repairs and maintenance on company equipment, vehicles, buildings, docks and grounds.Complete confidentiality is mandatory on testing activities, results and products.Assist in planning and participate in field testing, market research, and market service issue investigation. Qualifications:High School Diploma and some college preferred with excellent skills in math and science.Completion of state specific boating safety course.Must have at least 5 years’ experience in boat, engine and electronics rigging, repair and maintenance.Major OEM service certifications are very beneficial.CDL is BeneficialAbility to analyze and resolve problems encountered in testing or with equipmentProficient in computer programs such as Excel, Word, Adobe, and Power Point.Must have experience operating a forklift, trucks, and towing trailers.Requires close attention to detail regarding engineering data and project results.Requires up to 15% travelMust observe all safety rules and regulations. Safe operation of all equipment.
Yamaha Motor Co. USA • Bridgeport, U.S.
Remote - Mobile Apps CI/CD DevOps Engineer - 12 months+ contract - W2 submissions only (no third party/ C2C submissions allowed)Seeking a talented DevOps Engineer Ld with mobile application experience to join our Infrastructure Services Team for the Mobile Native Apps platform.Role: This DevOps Engineer will be maintaining, architecting, and implementing our continuous integration pipeline to drive the development and automated testing of mobile iOS and Android applications.Will have the opportunity to work with a group of top-notch mobile software and test engineers. To be successful in this role, the candidate must be hands-on, proactive, good at problem solving, and have a strong desire to learn and drive for results.Duties will primarily be improving software delivery practices around continuous integration and testing of code.Developing build, test and deployment scripts and designing infrastructure and application configurations for continuous integration and delivery.In addition, responsible for monitoring and reporting on the health of the CI/CD pipelines and seeking out ways to continuously improve the performance of them and the productivity of 9 scrum teams.As part of the Enterprise Monitoring Team, help to deliver best in class monitoring capabilities and services to improve the maturity of performance, availability, and capacity management processes for both the applications and infrastructure components.As an Agile delivery team member, provide customers with the near real time observability needed to rapidly respond to events, while advancing the client's monitoring capabilities. Assist in evaluating, designing, and implementing software products to support customer requirements, as well as perform research and development efforts pertaining to new features and capabilities.Required skills:* 2+ years of experience with mobile apps (iOS and Android) build systems & deployment.* Experience with industry CI/CD tools (e.g., Azure DevOps, Teamcity, Buildkite, Bitrise, Github Actions, CircleCI, etc.).* Experience with cloud build agents for Mac (e.g., AWS EC2, Mac in Cloud, etc.) is a plus.* Knowledge of package and configuration management tools (Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, etc.) and containers such as Docker (compose, private registries).Preferred skills and experiences:* Experience with package distribution systems (Nexus, Artifactory, etc.)* Proficient with at least one scripting language (Bash, Python, Shell, etc.)* Solid experience with packaging components (Cocoapods/Jar) and distributing them to internal and external customers* Strong understanding of Git development workflows and branchingDay-to-Day Responsibilities:* Maintain and enhance our Android and iOS CI/CD build and release orchestration scripts and tools. Current stack:o Azure Dev Ops (ADO).o Automated testing tools (Espresso, KIF).o Fastlane and Gradle.* Research and recommend improvements for static analysis solutions for linting, accessibility, performance, security, etc. to improve CI/CD capabilities.* Automate manual processes in our build, test, and release stages.* Own tooling roadmaps to introduce new tools and take advantage of new features for current tools.* Monitor build times to ensure they stay within established ranges.* Participate in coordination and release of production deployments.
Careerbuilder • Cleveland, U.S.
South Dakota State UniversityPhysical Location of Position (City): Beresford (SD)Posting TextJob Responsibilities: This position will work with diverse research projects at the SDSU Southeast Research Farm in Beresford, SD. The primary focus will be on cropping systems research with both agronomic and horticultural crops at the farm; to engage with livestock and other farm research and maintenance efforts as directed by the Operations Manager; implement assigned trials, including collecting and storing samples, recording data, and providing for field and plot maintenance, and equipment as directed and based on protocols provided by SDSU researchers; summarize data collected and transmit it to project directors, and assist with analysis and interpretation of data; help prepare presentations and reports in coordination with the project director and the operations manager of the farm. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Knowledge of:Commercial crop or vegetable productionFarm equipment operation and maintenanceAgronomic or horticultural researchData management and software for controlling precision ag equipmentSkill & Ability to:Demonstrate ability to work with famers and other clientele groupsWork in the field and to travel as needed to complete assigned tasksBe self-motivated, disciplined, and ale to understand and adhere to research protocolsWork independently on a day-to-day basisRequired License: Valid driver’s license. Commercial pesticide applicator license within 6 months of hire.
Glassdoor Inc. • Brookings, U.S.
An American Company is seeking an Sr CRA – Ophthalmology in Rockville, MD. Role Description he Senior Clinical Research Associate (Sr. CRA) will work closely with the Clinical Project manager and is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of clinical trials which includes assistance in vendor and site management, coordinating or leading data review and cleaning. Will support the CPM with oversight of the clinical study while ensuring the trial is conducted in compliance with the protocol, ICG/GCP, applicable regulatory requirements and applicable SOPs/Work instructions. Candidates must have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks based on workload, work in a fast-paced environment, have strong computer skills (Word Document, Excel and Power Point), maintain completion of required corporate training on standards, policies, work instructions due date. • May act as primary point of contact for specific vendors investigational sites as needed • Create, implement, and maintain systems to track study metrics and general information relating to study execution. Provides the updates to the team on metrics as needed • Prepare trial-related documents including but not limited to Informed Consent Forms (ICF), source documents, patient instruction guides, lab manuals and Case Report Forms (CRFs) • Reviews site-specific study documents (site-specific ICF and study tools/worksheets), , and site payments • Works closely with enablement group and clinical project manager to track study metrics including CRO and other vendor activities • Conduct periodic review of metrics for completion of study files in the eTMF. Escalates appropriately to the CPM and study team of updates and timelines regarding file completion. • Participates in team meetings and may lead small operational teams and/or participates in collaborative efforts (e.g. Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) development, operational task forces, etc.) • Supports Clinical Project Manager in site and vendor selection process, training and evaluation of study personnel (contractors and CRO). • May participate in site visits as needed or accompany experienced clinical monitor for co-monitoring or training purposes • Collaborated with internal cross functional teams to ensure effective delivery of the assigned project milestones • Organizes internal team meetings, investigator, meeting and other trial specific meetings as required • Support the clinical project manager in the planning and organization of investigator meetings and other meetings as necessary • Provides support to the Clinical Project Manager in the management of vendor scope(s) of work, budget updates & reconciliation, as agreed upon with prospectively established milestones and timelines • Maintain completion of required corporate training on standard, policies and work instructions by due date • Generate purchase orders, process vendor invoices and assist in tracking spend approved in the budget • Performs other work-related duties as assigned Skills & Requirements • BS/BA degree in scientific discipline or related healthcare field is preferred but not required; however, the combination of experience and training will be taken under consideration • Minimum 5 years clinical research experience (e.g. pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO healthcare setting [including 2 +years monitoring experience is preferred]) • Ability to work on complex or multiple projects and exercise critical thinking • Knowledgeable in clinical research operations, including interpretation and implementation of FDA regulations/ICH guidelines, as required • Solid organizational skills, interpersonal skills and communication skills (both written and oral) • Demonstrates problem solving skills, self-motivated and adaptable to a dynamic environment • Strong computer skills (Word Document, Smart Sheet, Excel and Power Point) • Experience in global trials preferred\ • Experience in interactions with vendors (e.g CROs, central laboratories, and other vendors preferred) • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment • Ability to deal with ambiguity
HAYS PLC • Rockville, U.S.
Approach People Recruitment • Lyon, France
What you’ll do:We are looking for a talented DevOps Engineer (m/f/d) to join our skilled R&D team in order to evolve our proprietary engine for generating highly personalized advertising promotions, serving a large number of users. As a member of our Cloud Platform team you are responsible for building and operating our resilient and scalable platform on Google Cloud Platform, which include automating our infrastructure, building infrastructure products to boost developer productivity and own our incident and post-mortem processes. At Schwarz Media Platform, we believe in cross-functional, agile teams and you will regularly join our data-, software- and machine learning teams to work on cross-functional projects. You will be given responsibility and autonomy on how best to achieve this objective and collaborate with a cross-functional team of software developers, machine learning engineers, data engineers, and product managers who will support you. This role is crucial to help scale our vision of making marketing relevant and impactful!Deliver a part of our resilient, scalable & cost-effective cloud architecture on GCPDesign and implement infrastructure products (e.g. deployment, monitoring) to enable our feature teams to ship value to our customersWork on all levels of our platform (i.e. network, compute, storage, frameworks, software)Automate our infrastructure and processes with tools like TerraformIntroduce best practices for infrastructure and software securityManage and continuously evolve our incident management & post-mortem process to ensure availability and scalability of our platform according to service level objectivesEnjoy the autonomy in reaching your goals and plenty of opportunities for growth, as learning is crucial at SMPWhat you’ll bring along:Professional experience in building highly scalable architecture optimized for high availability, high data throughput, and low latencyProduction experience with cloud platforms like GCP (preferred) or AWSExperience with microservice architectures in production (Docker, Kubernetes, Helm)Knowledge of major configuration management systems as well as how to define infrastructure as codeNetworking and VPN solutionsProgramming (Python, Go) and scripting (Bash) skillsProfessional English (German is a plus) Modern container architecture and service meshes (e.g. Istio) (is a plus)Monitoring (Prometheus, Grafana, Alertmanager) (is a plus)Experience with software and infrastructure security (is a plus)CI/CD tools (ArgoCD, Google Cloud Build) (is a plus)Big data systems like Apache Spark, Apache Beam & Apache Kafka (is a plus)
Receptix • Berlin, Germany