Research Associate - Biology

  • location: Billerica, MA
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $30 - $35 per hour
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Research Associate - Biology

Randstad Corporate Services in partnership with EMD Serono is actively seeking a Research Associate to join the Antibody Discovery Team at their location in Billerica, MA. Randstad Corporate Services is known for our desire and ability to match people with companies and positions that will develop their potential. Our relationship with EMD Serono is no exception. EMD Serono is the North American biopharma brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany - a leading science and technology company - focused exclusively on specialty care. For more than 40 years, the brand has integrated cutting-edge science, innovative products and industry-leading patient support and access programs. EMD Serono has deep expertise in neurology, fertility and endocrinology, as well as a robust pipeline of potential therapies in oncology, immuno-oncology and immunology as R&D focus areas.

Why Work With Us?
Pay: Competitive pay
Benefits: Health, dental, vision, short term disability, 401K after 90 days of service
Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 40 hours/week
Opportunities: Randstad provides temporary, temporary-to-hire and permanent positions each week to over 100,000 people through its network of more than 900 branches and on-site locations.

About the Job:
At EMD Serono the Antibody Discovery Team supports a wide variety of cutting-edge High Throughput screening and characterization of antibodies (HT ELISA system and Tecan sample preparation) for early drug antibody discovery. Responsibilities will include development and implementation of manual and automated biochemical binding, expression and functional assays. Operation of automation systems such as CaliperLS automated ELISA system, Tecan EVO100 AirLiHa for high throughput screening processes and automated sample preparation. Cell culture, flow cytometry, cell-based assays, hybridoma fusion, hybridoma culture and screening.

The candidate will perform laboratory-based experiments, analyze and document work in electronic lab notebooks, interact and work closely with team members and may present data in group meetings.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

As an ideal candidate you will have-
- Antibody Screening
- Automation
- Liquid Handler
- Cell culture
- Flow cytometry
- Cell-based assay
- B cell cloning
- Hybridoma fusion
- Hybridoma screening



For consideration you must have??
- M.S. (Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry or related field) or B.S. (related research field) with 2+ years of relevant industry experience.

Make sure your resume is up to date and apply! Thank you and we look forward to connecting with you!

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