Research Assistant I

  • location: Framingham, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $16.07 - $18.91 per hour
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Research Assistant I

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location: Framingham, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $16.07 - 18.91 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
Job Responsibilities

  • We are seeking a highly motivated full-time temporary (1 year) employee to work as a member of our Cell Line Development (CLD) team within our Biologics R&D.
  • Responsibilities will focus on the support of small-scale bioreactor operations used to assess and select recombinant CHO cell lines.
  • Additional responsibilities include performing good documentation practices, managing work assignments, analyzing and interpreting data and conducting necessary troubleshooting (consulting with supervisor as needed).
  • Responsible for the execution and analysis of experiments and analytical procedures.
  • Displays an investigative or technological orientation in designing, executing and interpreting experiments and analytical procedures.
  • Provides assistance in the execution of experiments and analytical procedures by performing routine scientific procedures and experiments according to detailed protocols. Integrates, compiles, and tabulates data and reports results to supervisor.
  • Work is closely supervised. Assignments are task-oriented with detailed instructions.
  • Follows standard practices to obtain data.
  • Contributes to the completion of routine technical tasks.
  • Failure to achieve results can normally be overcome without serious effect on schedules and programs.
  • Contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor and other personnel in the section or group.
Education & Qualifications

  • BS degree in Science with 1-2 years' experience
Basic Skills

  • Experience in biology laboratory techniques focused on mammalian/CHO cell culture practices
  • Strong technical background
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail and superb organizational skills
  • Flexibility, adjusting to a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment
  • Good communication skills with the ability to prepare reports, presentations, and data sets to effectively communicate results, progress and plans
Preferred Skills

  • Experience in the areas of laboratory automation and small-scale bioreactor operation
  • Experience in suspension culture of CHO cell lines in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology setting
skills: 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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