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Research Scientist Intern 8/12/2016

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Palo Alto, CA

Company
Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
9888BR
AJE Ref #
575857331
Location
Palo Alto, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Temporary
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Position Title
Research Scientist Intern

Auto req ID
9888BR

Business Unit Name
Ginzton Technology Center (GTC)

Location-State
California

Location-City
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.

EEO Policy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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