Randstad Research Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts
salary:$30.29 - $35.63 per hour
date posted:Friday, September 14, 2018
industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Are you looking to make the next step in your career? Come work for one of the world's premier pharmaceutical companies.
Job Title: Bench Scientist I
The Inflammation & Immunology (I&I) research unit is seeking a bench scientist to help deliver novel therapeutics to patients based on a profound understanding of disease mechanisms and target biology.
This is a lab-based position in a fast-paced, data driven group within a premier pharmaceutical company.
The position is based in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA.
The successful applicant will be required to perform basic functions related to generating data in a biological laboratory setting, and in analyzing and recording these data.
Regularly generate experimental data
Carry out cell culture experiments, including with primary human cells and tissues
Screen limited numbers of compounds in disease-relevant assays
Faithfully record experiments in electronic notebook form
Work with colleagues to identify and bring new assays and technologies into the group/department
Participate in multiple projects simultaneously within and outside the colleague's immediate group
Education & Qualifications
B.A. or B.S. in Immunology, Molecular/Cell Biology, Biochemistry or related field required
Prior experience in molecular biology and cell culture techniques, including transfection, RNA isolation, Taqman, and Western blotting, strongly desired
General knowledge of microscopy, immunofluorescence methods, and FACS preferred
Expertise in using data analysis and presentation applications (e.g., Graphpad Prism, Microsoft Office applications) required
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
401K Plan with Company Match
Life and AD&D Insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.