Research Assistant I in Framingham, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

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Job Description


  • Responsible for the execution and analysis of experiments and analytical procedures.
  • Displays an investigative or technological orientation in designing, executing and interpreting experiments and analytical procedures.
  • Provides assistance in the execution of experiments and analytical procedures by performing routine scientific procedures and experiments according to detailed protocols.
  • Integrates, compiles, and tabulates data and reports results to supervisor.
  • Work is closely supervised.
  • Assignments are task-oriented with detailed instructions.
  • Follows standard practices to obtain data.
  • Contributes to the completion of routine technical tasks.
  • Failure to achieve results can normally be overcome without serious effect on schedules and programs.
  • Contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor and other personnel in the section or group.
  • Experience 0-3 years


  • The incumbent will have general lab skills, i.e.: prepare buffers, measure pH, perform various assays, follow SOP's, analyze results and present to the group orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge on analytical instruments, i.e.: HPLC, DSC, Karl Fischer and prior research experiences in the biotech industry are preferred, but not required.
  • The candidate should be self-motivated, a team player.


  • College graduates with a degree of bachelor, major in science or arts. Ideal majors: chemistry, biology, biochemistry, chemical engineering, etc.
  • Will consider other majors.