Scientist III (R&D)

  • location: Cambridge, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $37.59 - $44.23 per hour
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Scientist III (R&D)

job summary:
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location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $37.59 - 44.23 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • The position requires expertise in state-of-the-art molecular and cell biological techniques and extensive hands-on experience with molecular cloning and cell culture.
  • The successful candidate is expected to design and perform experiments with minimal supervision, analyze results and interpret the data, and present at team meetings.
 
qualifications:
  • PhD, or BS/MS in biological sciences with minimal 6 years relevant experience in academia or in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience with AAV gene transfer vector systems and CRIPSR gene editing is highly desired.
  • Thorough knowledge of experimental design, underlying scientific principles, and the ability to rigorously analyze results.
  • Must be adept at following, modifying protocols and troubleshooting when necessary.
  • Must have a good understanding of the principle of CRISPR-based gene editing. Prior hands-on experience of designing and performing gene editing experiments is highly desired.
  • Must have broad experience with molecular biology techniques, including cloning, primer design, plasmid DNA/genomic DNA/RNA isolation, gel electrophoresis, PCR, ELISA and western blotting.
  • Must have experience working with multiple mammalian cell lines and proficient with cell culture techniques, such as transfection, lentiviral or AAV transduction, cell/tissue processing for genomic DNA and protein extraction.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to clearly communicate results and to maintain detailed written records and ability to manage multiple experiments at the same time.
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate closely with researchers across the client.
 
skills: Molecular Biology, PCR, Cell Cultures
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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