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Research Associate in Cambridge, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cambridge, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2018
  • Job ID:
    915926

Job Description


Research Associate, Cell Biology, 915926

Job Scope & Purpose:

Our pre-clinical stage gene therapy startup client is looking for a top notch Research Associate to join their budding team. This is an amazing opportunity to see the drug discovery process from A-Z and to get in with a cool new team at the ground floor. Primary cell culture, cloning and NGS are key, but most important of all, our client is looking for a hungry to learn, high level contributor with unbeatable soft skills. Self-motivated, enthusiastic individuals with an array of cell and molecular experience are encouraged to apply!

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing, optimizing and performing cell based assays for mechanism of action studies
  • Characterization of cell models from primary cells and tumor cell lines
  • Functional studies, protein analysis and enzyme assays
  • Cloning, DNA/RNA isolation and analyses, ddPCR, qPCR, RNA-seq
  • Maintenance of meticulous laboratory records, procedures and summaries of data
  • Perform laboratory experiments and report data and suggest future work to project teams

Primary Job Requirements:

  • BS/MS or equivalent
  • 1-5 years of industry/academic laboratory experience
  • Proven ability to work independently and design experiments, trouble shoot, interpret and report data back to teams
  • Experience with cell and molecular biology assays including maintenance of mammalian cell cultures, growth and survival assays, enzyme assays,   immunoassays, si/shRNA techniques, CRISPR/CAS9
  • Familiarity with medium and high-throughput cell based assays
  • Highly analytical mind, attention to detail, and organization skills are critical
  • Collaborative and proactive attitude
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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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Stratacuity 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. Stratacuity 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 us at info@stratacuity.com or 877-787-2821.

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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 844-463-6178.




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