Senior Research Associate / Scientist

5 - 7 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Waltham, MA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17


  • Develop biochemical and cell biology assays for efficacy and mechanism evaluation of novel biotherapeutics.
  • Culturing, engineering, and assaying mammalian cells
  • Plan and execute experiments independently; manage, analyze, and interpret data
  • Support the daily activities of the Protein Therapeutics group

Technical Skills

  • Extensive experience in biochemical and cell-based assay development. Such assays include but are not limited to fluorescent or chemi-luminescent based plate assays, cell proliferation or cytotoxicity assays, as well as cell adhesion and migration assays.  
  • Experience in standard molecular and cell biology techniques
  • Experience in protein therapeutic discovery is a strong plus (protein design, expression, purification and characterization)
  • Experience in immunological techniques is plus, such as cell isolation, immunophenotyping and immune cell functional assays

Personal Skills

  • Committed to maintaining high standards in quality of science
  • Ability to independently design, execute, and analyze experiments
  • Ability to work at a fast pace under aggressive timelines
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Strong interdisciplinary communication skills

Minimum Education and Experience

BS or MS in a relevant scientific discipline (molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, or immunology).  BS candidates should have 6+ years experience and MS candidates should have 3+ years of experience in a pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry setting.


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