Research Associate, Life Sciences (Lexington)


: $102,855.00 - $169,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

Your role:

You are a broadly trained life sciences scientist with hands-on experience in molecular biology, cell culture and analysis and an interest in applying your knowledge to the new class of acoustic cell processing tools. You will be performing all aspects of mammalian cell culture (thawing, expanding, freezing) while helping with acousto-fluidic affinity experiments with a focus on protein and nucleic acid binding ligands characterization (e.g. antibodies and aptamers). You will also contribute with SOP writing and lab management duties that will enable the team to maintain a fast and steady flow of experiments.

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Bioprocess, Biochemical or Biomedical engineering, Biochemistry or equivalent
  • Experience with cell culture, preferably PBMCs and T cells
  • Experience with cell immunolabeling and Flow Cytometry and imaging analysis
  • Experience with protein and/or nucleic acid conjugation techniques
  • Experience with cloning DNA fragments into plasmid vectors, DNA sequence analysis and general molecular biology techniques
  • Experience with antibodies and aptamers
  • Working knowledge of data analysis software
  • Well-organized with capability to manage a life sciences lab
  • Self-motivated and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description
  • Strong communication and teaming skills
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    Preferred Qualificiations:

  • Master's degreein Bioprocess, Biochemical or Biomedical engineering, Biochemistry or equivalent

  • Associated topics: bio, biophysics, bioprocessing, biosynthetic, hereditary, medical, msat, neuro, neuroscience, pathogenesis * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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