Research Scientist / Postdoctoral Researcher in Boston, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • We are seeking a highly motivated Contract Research Scientist to join a top Pharmaceutical Chemical Biology Department.
  • Support Mass Spectrometry-based proteomics workflows for target identification and validation, working closely with Chemical Biology Proteomics scientists and colleagues in Pharmacology and Disease Area Biology functions to identify and quantify proteins from biologically relevant tissues, organs and cells.
  • We seek people inspired by a corporate mission that will fit well with the collaborative, rigorous and entrepreneurial spirit of the company culture.


  • MS with 5+ years of hands-on experience or PhD in protein biochemistry or related areas is required.
  • Must have strong protein biochemistry and molecular biology experience to support protein purification and characterization.
  • Expertise in Western Blotting, cell culture, protein extraction from cell lines and tissues, immunoassays and molecular biology approaches are required.
  • Hands-on experience adapting, optimizing and/or developing sub-cell fractionation and tissue homogenization protocols are preferred.
  • Familiarities with chemical labeling techniques and other sample preparation techniques such as in-gel and in-solution digestion are highly desirable.
  • Should be self-sufficient, with strong laboratory skills and exquisite attention to experimental details and record keeping.
  • Must work well in a team environment and contribute to the team deliverables with strong problem-solving skills.

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with 'Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Researcher MA' in the subject line.

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