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Date Posted: 02/Aug/17 Requisition: 2073076 Job Title: Technical Assistant, Cancer diagnostics development Description: Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek -- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

Research Assistant, Cancer Diagnostics Development

Work in a cross-functional team that supports clinical trials testing new targeted anti-cancer drugs, by developing tailored companion diagnostic assays. The DAKO brand within Agilent Technologies is one of the leaders in the field of companion diagnostics, partnering with various pharmaceutical companies, in order to bring their precision medicine drugs to market. See http://www.agilent.com/en-us/dako-products for details. Our job is to help saving lives through diligent scientific work. We are looking for a talented and dedicated entry level biologist/biochemist to join our Companion Diagnostics Group in our Research and Development Department. You will provide technical support to develop accurate, robust and precise assays. Your challenge will be to create value for Agilent through innovative ideas that either create new businesses or enhance existing ones.

Here is what you will be measured on:

* Providing technical support to develop immunohistochemistry assays, in situ hybridization assays, and possibly molecular biology-based assays.
* Defining and developing approaches to technical design assignments within feasibility projects, development projects and technology development projects in the CDx division
* Carrying out technical design tasks which require use of planning and judgment
* Solving a broad range of technical design problems of varying scope and complexity
* Understanding and implementing our quality management system framework. Quality is our passion.
* Carry out experiments including planning, execution, quantitative data analysis and reporting.
* Ensuring success through collaboration with your team Qualifications: Requires higher education or specialized training / certification, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Typically, a BS is considered appropriate, complemented by 3+years of relevant work experience.

Agilent Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to

race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected

categories under all applicable laws. Company: Business: Diagnostics and Genomics Group

Job Category: R&D

Job Sub-Category: R&D Tech

Region: Americas

Country or Area: United States

State/Province: California

Town/City: Shift: Day Job

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

Travel Required: No


(Temp Positions Only): Not applicable

HR Country Location: United States

HR Town/City Location : Carpinteria

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is a measurement company providing bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis industries. The Company operates in two business segments: electronic measurement business and the bio-analytical measurement business. The electronic measurement business provides standard and customized electronic measurement instruments and systems monitoring, management and optimization tools for communications networks and services, software design tools and related services that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment and operation of electronics equipment and communications networks and services. The bio-analytical measurement business provides application-focused solutions that include instruments, software, consumables and services that enable customers to identify, quantify and analyze the physical and biological properties of substances and products. (Source: 10-K)