Randstad Associate Scientist I - Virology in Rockville, Maryland

Associate Scientist I - Virology

job details:

  • location:Rockville, MD

  • salary:$20 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, December 5, 2018

  • experience:Entry Level

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:S_711218

  • questions:emily.stivers@randstadusa.com800-645-5476

job description

Associate Scientist I - Virology

Randstad Corporate Services in partnership with MilliporeSigma is actively seeking an Associate Scientist I to join the Virology team at their location in Rockville, Maryland. Randstad Corporate Services is known for our desire and ability to match people with companies and positions that will develop their potential. Our relationship with MilliporeSigma is no exception. MilliporeSigma is a leader in the life science community, providing products and services to the growing biopharmaceutical industry. By harnessing passion and innovation we are able to help researchers and drug producers around the world.

Why Work With Us?

Pay: Competitive Pay commensurate on experience

Benefits: Health, dental, vision, short term disability, 401k after 90 days of service

Schedule: 40 hours per week

Opportunities: Randstad provides temporary, temporary-to-hire and permanent positions each week to over 100,000 people through its network of more than 900 branches and on-site locations.


About the Job:

The Associate I (ASI) will perform safety testing required to manufacture clinical and commercial products. The ASI is required to make scientific observations, maintain detailed workbooks/documentation and ensure all documentation fulfills generally accepted professional/industry standards. Additionally, they are required to maintain a thorough understanding of BioReliance services, technical principles and applications.

  • Perform assays/ testing for a laboratory within Biologics.

  • Conducts assigned testing with minimal supervision within constraints of lab scheduling.

  • Performs testing in accordance with SOPs and regulations (cGMP and GLP).

  • Maintains complete and comprehensive records for study integrity.

  • Makes detailed observations and documents results.

  • Operates and maintains lab equipment as required by SOPs and testing procedures.

  • Performs peer review of assay batch/lab records to ensure Right First Time (RFT)

  • Utilizes applicable computer programs during testing and routine tasks (i.e. Word, Excel, Oracle, LIMS, BRIQS, etc.)

  • Utilizes problem solving/ trouble shooting skills.

  • Communicates deviations/ events, progress and interim results to Study Management.

  • Informs supervisor of deviations or factors that may affect quality and accuracy of data.

  • Maintains a working knowledge of lab procedures and assays.

  • Assists with revisions to SOPs, laboratory records and other documentation as assigned.

  • Complies with company health and safety regulations and procedures.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


As an ideal candidate you will have-.

--Experience with relevant laboratory practices, techniques, equipment, materials and mathematical calculations.

  • Experience and/or interest in Molecular Biology

--Basic skills in applicable computer programs

--Good oral and written communication skills

--Ability to work overtime or flexible shifts




Entry Level


For consideration you must have

  • BA/BS in scientific discipline

  • AA in scientific discipline with 2+ years relevant experience


Make sure your resume is up to date and apply! Thank you and we look forward to connecting with you!

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