Associate Scientist I, Pharmacology

  • location: Worcester, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $20 - $23.44 per hour
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Associate Scientist I, Pharmacology

job summary:
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location: Worcester, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $20.00 - 23.44 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Design and perform biochemical and cellular studies of drug potency and mechanism of action
  • Assist in animal tissue collection procedures and sample processing
  • Analysis and interpretation of quantitative data
  • Effectively organize and communicate research progress and activities through oral and written presentations
  • Read and apply relevant scientific literature
  • Maintenance of accurate and current records of research
 
qualifications:
  • B.S. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biology, or a related discipline
  • 0-5 years of relevant laboratory experience or a research-based M.S. degree
  • Experience with cellular assays: 2nd messenger, proliferation, phospho-protein analysis, gene reporter, and release of soluble mediators
  • Experience with biochemical assays: enzymatic activity, binding
  • Experience with cell culture and the preparation and testing of primary immune cells
  • Highly motivated, detail-oriented, curious of the science, and desiring to learn novel in vitro pharmacology techniques
  • Experience with use of laboratory automation equipment
  • Strong IT skills and familiarity with spreadsheets, databases, and curve-fitting programs
  • Candidate must be highly collaborative and thrive in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and inter-personal skills
 
skills: Assay Development, Assay Method, Assay Verification, GLP (Good Laboratory Practice), 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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