We are seeking a highly motivated and scientifically rigorous individual to lead from the the bench as a Scientist reporting to the Bioassay Team.  The position will focus on protein-based bioassay development and implementation and supporting in vitro/in vivo studies.  The position will be highly collaborative and give the successful candidate a broad range of experience across functions within the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Lab-based position
  • Support programs by developing protein and molecular assays including ELISA, western blot, qPCR, electrochemiluminescence, gel electrophoresis, capillary electrophoresis, and enzyme activity assays
  • Maintain cells in culture and perform cell-based assays
  • Process tissue samples for analysis
  • Independently design and execute decision-quality research to develop assays
  • Organize and adapt the work to support faced-paced research using in vitro and in vivo studies
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations for clear communication of scientific findings

Qualifications

  • Associate Scientist- BS with 10 years experience or MS with 5 years of experience in a related field (e.g. cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, chemical or biomedical engineering, biotechnology)
  • Scientist- Ph.D in a related field (e.g. cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, chemical or biomedical engineering, biotechnology) with 0-5 years of pharmaceutical/biotech experience
  • Desire to work in a team-first, fast-paced environment, learn new skills, and to efficiently solve problems
  • Attention to detail & meticulous record keeping

Preferred experience and skills

  • Protein biochemistry: e.g. tissue preparation, western blot, immunoassays (ELISA, MSD), enzyme kinetics, HPLC, FPLC, protein overexpression & purification
  • Molecular biology: RNA isolation, qPCR, gel electrophoresis, RNA synthesis & purification
  • Tissue culture: mammalian or primary cell culture, cell line maintenance, transfection optimization, sample prep

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