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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 1/11/2017

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Position Title
Research Scientist Intern

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Business Unit Name
Ginzton Technology Center (GTC)


Palo Alto

Job Type
Intern (Apprentice)

Job Description
We are seeking a highly motivated and enterprising intern scientist to join our multi-disciplinary team of physicists and biologists at our translational medicine group of Varian. The biology trained candidate will work in a team environment to perform assays for the development of DNA damage based radiosensitizers and novel immune modulators in our state of the art biochemistry laboratory. This is a unique opportunity to work in a truly multi-disciplinary research environment at Varian . A background in oncology or radiation sciences is highly desirable though not required.

Job Requirements
Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge:
- Design, conduct and analyze cell-based assays
- familiar with mammalian cell culture
- organize, coordinate and execute project assignments
- interpret assay results, and present findings to project teams
- prepare written final reports
- interact with multi-disciplinary teams
- contribute to assay development, including assay design and troubleshooting

Education and Experience:
BS or MS in biology or equivalent, 0-3 years of relevant cell biology experience