Randstad Associate Scientist Opportunity at EMD Serono! in Billerica, Massachusetts

Associate Scientist Opportunity at EMD Serono!


Billerica, MA

Date Posted:

Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Randstad USA Administration


We are seeking a highly motivated BS/MS scientist to join the research team of the Translational Oncology Group at the EMD Serono Research & Development Institute, Billerica, MA. The center is located in a suburban setting approximately 12 miles from Cambridge, MA.

Job Summary

Responsibilities will include conducting pre-clinical research studies in molecular oncology. This position offers the opportunity for a talented scientist to work at the forefront of cancer research within a research-based drug discovery company.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for executing in vitro studies relevant to oncology drug development.
  • Conduct mechanism of action studies using cancer cell models for translational research
  • Flexibility to accommodate to rapidly changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Collaborative and proactive attitude
  • Attention to detail and organization skills are critical
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Responsible for data analyses and recording of experimental data in an electronic notebook

Job Requirements and Qualifications

This position requires a BS or MS degree in Biochemistry, Molecular or Cell Biology. Prior experience in cancer research in the areas of tumor metabolism and/or signal transduction is a plus. Hands-on experience with cancer cell lines and cell growth/viability assays is essential.

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