Associate Scientist

Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing.

It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services.

With over $2 billion in annual revenues and 23,000 employees across 225 sites in 39 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments.
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories PSS is searching for an Associate Scientist in Lincoln, NE:
Associate Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Optimization and validation of ELISA-based assays

  • Development work to improve antigen recovery from adjuvanted products and improve parallelism to the non-adjuvanted master references

  • Hands-on support of clnical assays directed against significant animal disease pathogens

  • Prepare accurate, detailed documentation of experimental designs, methods, results, and conclusions

  • Analyze and interpret scientific data and present for peer review

  • Knowledge of automated workstation equipment (i.e.

    plate washer, ELISA reader, etc.) is desired

  • Demonstrate good laboratory safety awareness, sound laboratory technique and documentation

  • Be accountable for presenting data interpretations

  • Directly support critical project milestones

  • Self motivation, excellent problem solving skills, and an ability to work independently are essential

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • BS in microbiology/biochemistry and at least 2-3 years of experience in diagnostic/ELISA assay development and performing clinical assays, preferably in an industrial setting

  • MS in microbiology/biochemistry with 0-1 years experience also accepted

  • Proven ability to develop diagnostic/ELISA assays

  • Outstanding oral and written communication, problem solving, and excellent experimental design skills are highly desirable

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in microbiology/biochemistry or other related degree concentration with a minimum of 1-2 years of demonstrated work experience

  • Demonstrated experience in ELISA development and performing clinical assays, preferably in an industrial setting.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., with overtime as needed.

Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lincoln, Nebraska are encouraged to apply.
As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.

We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.
To learn more about Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, please explore our website
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
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