Research Assistant, Synthetic Biology in Cambridge, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Cambridge, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Up to 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/16/2019

Job Description

Job #:  986847


Research Assistant, Synthetic Biology 986847
Job Scope & Purpose:
Our growing Cambridge based client is looking to bring on a fast learning and hungry to contribute synthetic biologist. Molecular biology and microbiology skills are the core of this opening, and if you are ready to make a contribution to a team with novel technology, please apply!
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Routinely prepare samples for DNA isolation.
  • Operate instruments to isolate nucleic acid from hundreds of samples per day.
  • Organize and document sample data in a Laboratory Information Management System.
  • Prepare reagents for isolation processes and perform QC.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure the sample quota is met.
  • Proactively evaluate new technologies and implement new features and functionality into the genomically-enabled drug discovery pipeline.

Primary Job Requirements:
  • B.S. in molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology or related field.
  • 1 - 3 years of industry experience preferred.
  • Extensive experience in DNA and RNA isolation (genomic and plasmid).
  • Experience in PCR, qPCR, cDNA synthesis, and RT-qPCR.
  • Experience/knowledge with high throughput techniques.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • A sense of adventure and excitement to build a new company and work in a highly dynamic multidisciplinary team environment.

About Stratacuity:
Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.
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Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.