Associate Scientist II

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Biochemistry
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 19 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Scientist II for a biopharmaceutical company located in Cambridge, MA. Successful candidate must be highly motivated research associate to join our team to help advance novel RNAi programs from discovery to the clinic.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop analytical methods using quantitative PCR (qPCR), immunoprecipitation and other PCR-based strategies (digital PCR, sequencing etc).
  • Develop analytical methods from different biofluids and cell media.
  • Perform sample testing and investigative bioanalysis for Alnylam studies.
  • Extraction of DNA and RNA.
  • RT-qPCR primer and probe design for target sequences.
  • Execute experiments and perform data analysis, create draft documents and presentations.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Masters' or Bachelors' in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or relevant field, with 2+ years of biopharmaceutical experience respectively.
  • Hands on knowledge and technical skills to perform analytical methods such as qPCR, ELISA, and Immunoprecipitation with subsequent data analysis.
  • Automation experience would be also highly desirable.
  • Previous experience with oligonucleotide is strongly preferred.
  • Familiar with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other analytical software (example Graph Prism or similar).
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced working environment with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Understand concepts of PK, PD and DMPK
  • Experience with biofluids (urine, serum, plasma, CSF) is strongly preferred.
  • A quick learner with proven ability to perform in a fast-paced working environment

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Amanda Rivera at (+1) 267-435-8555 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.