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Senior Research Associate, Drug Discovery Biology

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Framingham
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Research Associate, Drug Discovery Biology 1146067

Job Scope & Purpose:

Our Framingham based client is in need of a motivated and hungry to learn (Sr.) Research Associate to join their team.Mammalian cell culture, screening of compounds, qPCR, PCR, ELISA, gene knockdown and knockout, and Western Blot and all key components to the role, as well as a level of independence. If you are ready to grow your career with our promising startup client, please apply!

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for carrying out in vitro cytotoxicity and other functional assays for screening compounds
  • Develop and conduct in vitro cellular and biochemical assays to understand target mechanisms
  • Propose and develop innovative approaches to solve scientific issues and various technical challenges
  • Generate, analyze, and present data at drug discovery team meetings

Primary Job Requirements:

  • MS with 2-5 years industry experience in cancer biology as applied to drug discovery and development
  • Broad hands-on experience in molecular and cellular biology technologies and their application to drug discovery research
  • Knowledgeable about biological experiments for discovering and developing small molecules as cancer therapeutics
  • Experience in the various aspects of early drug discovery processes such as, cell-based and biochemical assay development, the study of drug/target mechanism of action
  • Proficient in the use of multiple techniques required for the analysis of the biology of the target and the drug candidate. These techniques include, multiple types of cell growth, protein detection systems (Western blot, qPCR, ELISA-based assay, phenotypic read-outs), gene knockdown approaches, cell assay development, flow cytometry, and informatics among others
  • Familiar with the techniques to characterize the properties of the small molecules in model systems (in vitro/in vivo)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and listening)
  • Broad technical knowledge across multiple disciplines and the ability to troubleshoot and solve problems independently in a timely manner
  • Experience in tumor metabolism, immunometabolism, and related experiments, including Seahorse techniques is a plus
  • Experience in immunology and related experiments using immune cells is a plus

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.

PROVEN SCIENTIFIC PLACEMENT

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.

dhagenbuch@stratacuity.com

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EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, 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

Keywords: Apex Systems, Framingham , Senior Research Associate, Drug Discovery Biology, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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