Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Immunology
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 02 Feb 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Bioanalytical Associate Scientist with a pharmaceutical company located in Cambridge, MA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate gene expression, drug concentration, or molecular PD biomarkers in biological matrices using techniques such as RT-qPCR, ddPCR, or immunoprecipitation.
  • Conduct sample analysis studies to support all of RNAi therapeutic development from early to late stages.
  • Perform DNA and RNA extraction.
  • Design RT-qPCR primers and probes for target sequences.
  • Execute experiments and perform data analysis. Create draft documents and presentations. Maintain an accurate laboratory notebook.
  • Investigate areas for automation to increase quality or efficiency.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A Master's degree (1+ years of experience) or Bachelor's degree (3+ years of experience) in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or relevant field.
  • Hands on knowledge and technical skills to perform analytical methods such as qPCR and immunoprecipitation with subsequent data analysis.
  • Previous experience working with oligonucleotides is strongly preferred.
  • Familiar with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other analytical software (e.g. GraphPad Prism).
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Understands concepts of PK, PD, and DMPK is preferred.
  • Experience with biofluids (e.g. serum) is strongly preferred.
  • A quick learner with proven ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Nikki Ranieri at 215-531-5288 .

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.