Associate Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Genetics & Genomics
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 08 Mar 2021

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Searching for a committed, enthusiastic and dependable associate scientist to contribute to the generation of gene therapy clinical candidates for neurological and neuromuscular diseases.
  • The incumbent will be part of a cross-functional team focused on designing, cloning and characterization of novel Adeno-associated Viral (AAV) vectors for human therapeutics development.
  • He/She should have extensive experience in molecular biology, mouse necropsy techniques.
  • The incumbent is expected to plan and execute standard cloning, RNA/DNA bioanalysis from tissue and cell samples, and NGS sample preparation with scientific rigor.
  • He/she should be able to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of pertinent literature and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to efficiently present results to project team members.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical/Bioengineering or other related scientific discipline with 1-5 years of industry or academic experiences.
  • Recent working experience in molecular biology, such as molecular cloning, DNA and RNA isolation from tissues and cells, qPCR, reverse transcription, etc.
  • Highly skilled in mouse necropsy.
  • 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

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Janelle Jones at 267-297-3257.

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