Senior Research Associate, Cell Assays

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Senior/Director & VP, Biological Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 12 Sep 2023

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Proclinical is seeking a Senior Research Associate, Cell Assays for a cutting-edge biotech company located in Cambridge, MA.

This individual's primary role will be lab based and include cellular assays to support drug discovery efforts. This position offers the opportunity to impact a growing portfolio of targeted therapies in a fast-paced and innovative research environment.

Must be eligible to work in the US.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independently conduct, optimize, and proactively troubleshoot cellular screening assays.
  • Run cellular assays to screen small molecules in support of drug discovery efforts.
  • Employ cellular and molecular techniques such as Western blotting, qPCR, ELISA, and flow cytometry to support mechanism of action studies.
  • Analyze and record detailed experimental data in an electronic laboratory notebook in a timely manner.
  • Actively participate in cross-functional projects.
  • Present data to integrated project teams.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Experience with mammalian cell culture, including sterile technique, transfection, and transduction techniques.
  • Experience with cell-based assays in 96 and 384 well format.
  • Familiarity with state-of-the-art experimental techniques and the ability to implement new technologies when applicable
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and interpersonal skills to facilitate cross-functional collaboration
  • Highly self-motivated , team player, capable of adapt to fast-paced and collaborative work environment
  • Previous drug discovery experience in cancer biology is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with AlphaLISA , HTRF, and IF techniques is a plus.
  • Prior experience with stable cell line generation is a plus
  • Prior experience with automation or HTS is a plus.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Mike Raletz at +(1) 267-428-7770 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.