Scientist - Assay Development

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Buffalo, USA
Posting date: 12 Jun 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Scientist of Assay Development with a leading CRO located in Buffalo, NY. As the Assay Development Scientist, you will assist in the development of reagents through applications of molecular biology, cell biology and/or protein chromatography.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to R&D research projects.
  • 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:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree with a major in Biology or Biochemistry, or equivalent industrial experience.
  • +1 year of laboratory experience conducting molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, assay development and validation, screening or custom reagent production.
  • Assay experience preferred.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Mary Jacobs at (+1) 312-291-4181 or

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