Research Associate – Cell biology in Boston, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

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Job #:  1039039
(Senior) Research Associate, Cell biology 1039039
Job Scope & Purpose:
Our Boston based client, focused on leveraging a transformative shift in the understanding of cellular biology to discover and advance breakthrough therapeutics for the toughest diseases, is seeking an exceptional associate to join their discovery team. They are searching for an innovative scientist to work in the lab and drive in vitro high content cellular assay development efforts. You will have a strong scientific background in cellular biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry with experience in optimizing and validating robotic-based assays for high-throughput screening using high content assay readouts. Experience in supporting lead optimization programs and performing target validation and cellular mechanism of action studies is preferred. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to further the discovery efforts.     
Primary Job Requirements:
  • B.S./M.S in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of experience with mammalian functional cell-based assays
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to balance multiple objectives
  • Ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary and dynamic environment
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experienced in diverse molecular and cell biology techniques, including siRNA, CRISPR, pull-down assays, western blots, fluorescent microscopy, and high-content imaging
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying technical information in a clear and thorough manner
  • Assay development and screening experience in a pharmaceutical company setting is highly preferred

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