Research Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Buffalo, USA
Posting date: 10 Jun 2021

Proclinical is seeking a Research Scientist for a leading CRO located in Buffalo, NY. The Research Scientist is expected to work under supervisory direction. Principal responsibilities may include assistance in: the development of reagents and assays for testing of natural product and synthetic samples; automation of assays and high throughput screening; potency and selectivity testing; analysis and interpretation of assay development, high throughput screening and potency data.

Job responsibilities:

  • Contribute to pre-clinical Drug Discovery research projects.
  • Assist in the development of reagents through applications of molecular biology, cell biology and/or protein chromatography.
  • Assist in the development and validation of assays for bioactivity screening and their transfer to robotic systems for high throughput screening.
  • Assist in the development and testing of automated procedures.
  • Performance of high throughput and secondary screening of sample collections and generation of high-quality screening data.
  • Assist in the analysis of assay development, screening and potency data.
  • Develop and effectively apply a broad spectrum of practical laboratory skills; including molecular biology, cell culture, biochemistry, assay development, in depth analysis of bioactivity data and the use of automated equipment.
  • Effectively utilize standard laboratory equipment including hand pipettes, balances, pH meters, plate readers and calculators.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Master's Degree with a major in Biology or Biochemistry, or equivalent industrial experience
  • Laboratory experience conducting molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, assay development and validation, screening, or custom reagent production
  • Computer training in the use of standard office software applications and databases
  • Other pertinent training/courses All interested applicants must apply online.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Jarred Fetterman at (+1) 215-531-5593 or

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.