The Scripps Research Institute
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HTS Robotics Engineer I
at The Scripps Research Institute
|Department Name:||Molecular Medicine - FL|
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Position Title||HTS Robotics Engineer I|
|Position Summary:|| |
Under general supervision, responsible for operating fully automated high-throughput screening (HTS) and compound management robotic platforms that support the execution of diverse biochemical and cell-based assay protocols. Operate & maintain ancillary laboratory automation to reformat compounds and/or execute HTS assays in 96-, 384-, and/or 1536-well format plates. Work with internal scientific, information technology and engineering support personnel to successfully develop & execute HTS and/or compound management protocols. Operate vendor software that interfaces with automated equipment and processes large amounts of HTS-related and/or chemical inventory related data. Liaise with local scientists to provide interface between them and robotic automation and instrumentation found in the lab. Performs other duties as assigned.
|Physical Requirements:|| |
Details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.
|Basic Qualifications:|| |
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or physical sciences. 0-1 years related experience in an engineering, analytical or HTS laboratory required. Practical understanding of physical chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, biochemistry, and/or cell biology preferred. Demonstrated technical proficiency performing complicated lab techniques, including equipment operation and maintenance, liquid handling and automation. Demonstrated proficiency with MS office, particularly Excel & Access. Excellent communication and interpersonal and team skills. Attention to detail, strong mathematical & mechanical background. Experience with SQL, VB, C++, Java, HTML and/or Oracle db experience desired.
|Preferred Qualifications:|| |
Practical understanding of chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, physical chemistry, biochemistry, and/or cell biology is preferred.
Florida & Palm Beach County residents are preferred.
|Compensation:||Commensurate with experience|
|Job Closing Date:|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Job Posting Category||Scientific & Technical|
|EEO Statement|| |
The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.