Research Associate

  • location: Andover, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30.19 - $35.52 per hour
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Research Associate

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Job Title: Bench Scientist I

Job Summary

  • Scientist Cell Based Assays
  • This scientist will be responsible for the development, qualification, validation and execution of novel cell based assays using imaging cytometry to support the rational design of biotherapeutics molecules.
  • Responsible for testing drug candidates these assays in support of therapeutic targets.
  • This is an opportunity to join a research laboratory using cutting edge cytometry and mass spec technology to enable BioTx Translation Sciences.
Job Responsibilities

  • Candidate will apply expertise and knowledge of, cell culture, cellular functions assay, and flow and/or cell imaging-based technologies to develop and validate a quantitative cell based assays.
  • Development and implementation of novel cellular in vitro assays
  • Maintain and characterize primarily cells
  • Measure internalization kinetics and intracellular trafficking of labeled molecules
  • Analysis, interpretation and documentation of complex data
  • Responsible for eWorkwork record keeping
  • Responsible for QC and peer review of raw data, results and final reports
Education & Qualifications

  • B.S. (>5 years), or M.S. (>2 years) relevant scientific field with a focus on cell culture
  • Pharmaceutical or biotech experience in development, characterization, and implementation of quantitative biomarker/biomeasures.
  • Expertise in Cell Culture with cell lines and primary cells.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the development and use of cell based assays and related methods including experimental design and instrumentation demonstrated by delivery and interpretation of data.
  • Ability to design and interpret complex experiments and analysis of complex data sets.
  • Experience with cellular imaging and/or imaging cytometry/microscopy method development
  • Background in cellular biology, biochemistry, immunology or related field.
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely interpret and communicate complex data
Preferred:

  • Experience with Amnis Image Stream
  • Expertise and knowledge in operation of modern flow cytometry platforms, associated data/LIMS systems.
  • Experience in intracellular trafficking of molecules/ intra-cellular staining with fix/perm procedures
  • Antibody-dye conjugation/reagent experience
How we define quality:

  • Right experience, expertise and ability to proactively apply it to our problem with a
  • Can do positive, approach in execution of the work.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and/or consistently execute cell based assay
  • Demonstrated ability to stain cells for different markers using labelled Ab and interpret the data
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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