Associate Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Genetics & Genomics, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 05 Jan 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Scientist with a biotechnology company located in Cambridge, MA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform vitro and in vivo screening and characterization of novel engineered AAV capsids and supporting the development of innovative nucleic acid detection assays.
  • Nucleic acid extraction from tissue and cell line samples.
  • Perform quantitative analysis of RNA and DNA samples
  • Design and generate novel constructs by molecular cloning
  • Participate in data analysis efforts and accurate application of statistical analysis
  • Help organize and maintain lab supplies
  • Maintain updated and organized electronic laboratory notebooks, present data to the team, and write study reports

Skills and Requirements:

  • A strong background in molecular biology, including molecular cloning, DNA and RNA isolation from tissues and cells, qPCR, reverse transcription, western blotting, etc.
  • Ability to execute and analyze in vitro and in vivo experiments with strong scientific rigor and attention to details
  • Proficient in data analysis and presentation software such as Excel, Graphpad, and PowerPoint
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Expertise in Illumina-based NGS sample preparation and sequencer operation.
  • Skilled in mammalian cell culture and gene transfer techniques, such as transfection and transduction.
  • Experience in viral production including AAV and lentivirus preparation
  • Expertise in affinity-based nucleic acid recovery

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Nikki Ranieri at 215-531-5288.

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.