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Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Molecular Biologist-Genomics in Waukesha, Wisconsin

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Role Summary:

Responsible for designing and executing experiments to characterize pathogens and beneficial microbes using microbiological and molecular biology techniques. Developing and optimizing molecular microbiology and bacterial genomics protocols for use by colleagues in the research program. Analyze and interpret data and make recommendations to support existing products or develop new products. Communicate results through progress reports, customer reports, abstracts and manuscripts. Present results at customer meetings and scientific conferences.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs optimization and validation of various molecular techniques.

  • Develops new protocols in molecular microbiology and bacterial genomics for colleagues.

  • Proficient at advanced operation and troubleshooting of lab equipment and genome analysis software, specifically the nucleic acid sequencers - Oxford nanopore MinION and Illumina iSeq.

  • Teaches colleagues to independently conduct assays and provides initial analysis.

  • Plans experiments and processes samples by means of the most effectual methods.

  • Evaluates colleague’s data for incorporation into written reports, patents and publications

  • Interprets data and makes recommendations for support of existing products or product development.

  • Write progress reports, patents and manuscripts.

  • Presents research results at scientific conferences

  • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.

  • Adhere to and follow established procedures and policies for working in the laboratory designated for the development of regulated products. Assist in maintaining laboratory compliance including SOP development and equipment maintenance.

  • Promotes and contributes to a cohesive team environment and maintains a positive attitude.

Requirements:

MS degree in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field or a BS degree with a minimum of ten years of relevant experience.

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/

Church & Dwight is a world-leader in household and personal care products. Our global brands include ARM & HAMMER®, Batiste, OxiClean, Trojan, XTRA, Nair, First Response, Spinbrush, Orajel, vitafusion, Li’l Critters, Water Pik and FLAWLESS®. Founded in 1846, we have operations globally and are listed in the S&P 500.

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