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Senior Research Associate, Discovery Cell Biology

Reference Number: 4222
Location: MA

Our client is a biotechnology company developing transformative therapies. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Senior Research Associate, Discovery Cell Biology.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Cultures and differentiates human pluripotent stem cells in various conditions, including differentiation protocol optimization.
  • Performs bioassays, including flow Cytometry, ICC, etc.
  • Performs experiments requiring molecular biology techniques including cloning, qPCR, NGS, RNA and DNA analysis.
  • Manages the lab and maintains cleanliness, safety standards, organization and general lab duties.
  • Manages inventory and keeps track of materials and consumables. Works closely with general lab manager.
  • Keeps track of support specialists regarding instrumentation needs and usage in the lab.
  • Works closely with internal colleagues, trains colleagues in new techniques and maintains relationships with external scientific partners.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in cell/molecular biology or related discipline required. Master’s degree highly preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of relevant industry or academic experience.
  • Requires experience with cell culture, cell-based assays, and cell culture.
  • Demonstrated excellence in executing and analyzing experiments required.
  • Must have excellent critical thinking and organizational skills.
  • Requires the ability to troubleshoot, solve difficult problems, and develop process and/or assay improvements.
  • Experience with embryonic or induced pluripotent stem cell (ESC/hiPSC) culture and differentiation highly preferred.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 4222.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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