Research Associate

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry
  3. United States
Boston, USA
Posting date: 18 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Research Associate for a biotechnology company located in Boston, MA. Successful candidate will work with the Research and CMC teams to develop and run assays in support of the portfolio of AAV-based programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain cultured cell lines.
  • Responsible for plasmid production, purification and quality control.
  • Production of AAV including quality control of viral particles.
  • Contribute to the design, optimization and execution of analytical assays.
  • Provide assay support for early process development activities.
  • Assist in lab organization, including ordering supplies and restocking.
  • Follow lab protocols and safety rules.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BA or MA in biology, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, or related fields.
  • 2-4 + years hands-on wet lab experience.
  • Highly skilled at cell culture using aseptic techniques; maintenance, transfection, microscopy/imaging.
  • Experienced in standard Molecular biology techniques, such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, imaging, and cloning.
  • Ability to conduct advanced protocols and procedures precisely and consistently.
  • Ability to document and maintain an organized account of lab work and results.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Experienced in virus (preferably AAV) production, purification, titration, and transduction
  • Experience in a Biosafety Level 2 environment.
  • Experienced with plasmid design.
  • Knowledge of oligo/primer/probe/gBlock design strategies.
  • Sequence design and analysis software skills, such as Benchling, Snapgene and BLAST.
  • Previous experience with Quality by Design via Design of Experiments.
  • Working knowledge of assay qualification/validation according to ICH Q2(R1).

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Matt Tong at (+1) 646-878-6308 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.