2014-2015 Ethicon - Somerville, NJ - R&D/ Biosurgery Co-op (Biochemistry) (September-March) Job

Company Name:
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Somerville, NJ, US
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2014-2015 Ethicon - Somerville, NJ - R&D/ Biosurgery Co-op (Biochemistry) (September-March)(Job Number: 00000PJE)
Ethicon, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for 2014 R&D Co-ops to be located in Somerville, New Jersey. The duration of this co-op is September 2014 to March 2015.
Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, is a trusted, world-wide leader in surgical care. For over a century, Ethicon has continuously introduced innovations in wound closure, general surgery, wound management, women's health and urology and aesthetic medicine that fulfill the company's vision: Restoration of Body and of Life.
Ethicon develops and markets products within three divisions: Ethicon Products for wound closure and tissue repair; Johnson & Johnson Wound Management with biosurgical technologies to manage intra-operative bleeding and postoperative leaking, as well as advanced wound care products; and Ethicon Women's Health & Urology with minimally invasive gynecological and urological solutions in stress urinary incontinence, pelvic floor repair and uterine disorders.
A position is available within Biosurgery R&D which includes some or all of the following responsibilities:
Perform biochemical and analytical laboratory procedures including weight measurements, protein chemistry, spectroscopy, electrophoresis, Western blots, and moisture analysis. Record data and observations in laboratory notebooks. Analyze experimental data, interpret results and prepare technical reports. Maintain laboratory equipment, reagents and supplies. Prepare stock solutions and reagents. Must comply with safety and GLP guidelines including maintaining up to date training, following SOPs, maintaining equipment, and proper documentation of lab notebooks and logbooks. Collaborate with scientists and engineers, and support project related activities.
Candidates must be enrolled (not necessarily taking classes) in an accredited college/university during the 2014-2015 Co-op session (September 2014-March 2015) Co-op session. Candidates must be pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Bio/Biomedical Engineering, Materials/Biomaterial Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Medical Technology or a related technical field. The successful candidate will be familiar with basic laboratory techniques and concepts such as accurate pipetting, weighing, data recording/reporting, and laboratory safety and cleanliness.
Only students who have completed their freshman year or above will be considered. Candidate must be considered a student during the Co-op session (i.e. will not have already graduated college). Candidate must be available to work full-time (40 hours/week) during the Co-op session. A minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 is preferred. Demonstrated leadership and/or participation in campus programs and/or community service activities is preferred.
This position is located in Somerville, New Jersey. Students must be able to provide their own transportation to this work location. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require future sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future.
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North America-United States-New Jersey-Somerville
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
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