Research Associate- Cell Culture in Cambridge, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Research Associate (Cell Biology, Mammalian Cell Culture, qPCR, RNA, Cell-based Assays)

Immediate need for a Research Associate (RA) with solid Cell and Molecular Biology skills including Cell Biology, Mammalian Cell Culture, qPCR, Cell-based Assays, RNA, Oncology to name a few. The successful RA will bring 2+ years of post-graduate lab experience (in an academic research laboratory or industry) to perform cell culture and cell-based assays with human cancer cell lines.  

Responsibilities

  • Grow and maintain a variety of cell lines in monolayer and suspension culture
  • Generation and maintenance of stable cell lines
  • Perform cell transfections with siRNA and plasmid DNA
  • Perform cell migration, invasion, proliferation, and luciferase assays
  • Expression profiling of cell lines via qPCR

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Cell Biology or related field
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in academic research or industry.
  • Must have grown cells in culture, expertise with qPCR and skills working with RNA or mammalian cancer cells.
  • Strong research experience in Cancer Biology and/or RNA-dependent regulatory mechanisms.
  • Extensive experience in Mammalian Cell Culture, generation of stable clones and various cell-based assay methods including invasion and proliferation assays.
  • Motivated, independent self-starter

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EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, 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 employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, 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 employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.