Research Associate

  • location: Cambridge, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $28.60 - $33.65 per hour

job description

Research Associate

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Job Title: Research Associate - Analytical Development

Job Summary

  • They are seeking a Senior/Principal Research Associate for a contractor position based at their Cambridge, MA site. The individual in this role will be a highly skilled, talented and motivated scientist that will be focused on mRNA characterization and development of raw materials release methods. He/she will participate in performing biophysical characterization (UV/TM, DSC, CD and LC/MS) of mRNA, kinetic analysis of mRNA, enzyme kinetic studies and qPCR. The individual will work with other RAs and Scientists within the Analytical Development and across the company ecosystem. The successful candidate must have a BS with at least 5 years of industry experience, or MS with at least 3 years of industry experience (Analytical, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or related science) developing and performing analytical, biochemical, molecular, biophysical and cellular assays.

Job Responsibilities

  • Preparation of samples for characterization studies
  • Performing UV/Tm, DSC and CD analysis on mRNA
  • Performing kinetic analysis of RNA degradation
  • Performing qPCR
  • Performing SDS PAGE and western blot analysis
  • Performing HPLC analysis of enzymes/proteins
  • Accountable for project success and results delivery
  • Record and communicate findings
  • Presentation of results at internal meetings

Education & Qualifications

  • BS with at least 5 years of industry experience, or MS with at least 3 years of industry experience (Analytical, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or related science),
  • Experience in performing biophysical characterization of biologics (UV/TM, DSC and CD)
  • Experience in performing kinetic studies
  • Experience with HPLCs and CE
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to work independently and effectively in a highly dynamic environment

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Life and AD&D Insurance

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