Research Associate/SRA

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry
  3. United States
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posting date: 11 Feb 2019

At ProClinical, we are seeking an experienced individual to fill the role of Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, based in Cambridge, MA. The successful candidate will develop breakthrough immunotherapy treatments for patients with cancer by identifying and deploying neoantigens from tumors, developing personalized cancer vaccines.


  • Execute established nucleic acid extraction and next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based cancer genomics workflows including exome and transcriptome sequencing in a cGMP environment.
  • Maintain batch record reports, consumable inventory, equipment maintenance and calibration to maintain quality control and compliance.

Skills and Qualifications

  • BA in a related scientific field and 3+ years relevant experience.
  • Strong background in molecular biology and associated general laboratory techniques.
  • Histology experience.
  • Familiarity with NGS workflows including nucleic acid extraction from various tissue specimens Illumina-based library construction, and hybrid capture enrichment.
  • Operation and maintenance of instrumentation critical for Illumina NGS workflows.
  • CLIA/CAP or cGMP experience.
  • Experience working with automated liquid handling.
  • Experience working with Quality Assurance and Quality Control teams.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Andrew Shen at (+1) 646-367-1089 or upload your resume on our website -

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