Associate Scientist II/III, Computational Biology

  • location: Cambridge, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $44.75 - $52.65 per hour
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Associate Scientist II/III, Computational Biology

job summary:
As the world's largest staffing and recruitment agency in the world, we can commit to find you the perfect role that gives you the opportunity to learn and grow in the life sciences arena. Utilizing a recruiter for your job search gives you access to a large network of top employers as well as detailed information about hundreds of positions. With a hefty goal of discovering medical breakthroughs to treat devastating neurological ailments, our partner is focused on furthering research and finding ways to improve our healthcare system. You can feel secure in the fact that you will be paving the way to life changing practices when you work for this well-known team!

 
location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $44.75 - 52.65 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
The RNA Biology and Functional Genomics group is a dynamic team within the TGS organization dedicated to understanding the molecular basis of and developing novel therapeutics for neurological disorders. We work with experimentalists, computational biologists, and statistical geneticists throughout the company to further our understanding of how genetic variation and RNA metabolism impact disease and to define novel therapeutic hypotheses. Our project portfolio work is focused on several neurodegenerative diseases, including those in the neuromuscular and dementia fields.

We are seeking a candidate with strong training and technical skills in molecular and RNA biology to join the group. This new person will be part of the RNA Biology and Functional Genomics team and will be responsible for generating RNA assay data and testing of new splice isoform detecting protocols. The candidate will work both independently and collaboratively with other members of the lab.

 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Biomedical Science, Life Science.
  • Solid training in Molecular Biology, Genetics, or a directly related field is required, including experience with RNA assay approaches.
  • Experience in NGS library preparation and high throughput screening preferred.
 
skills: Molecular Biology
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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