Senior Research Associate, Virology

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 04 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Research Associate, Virology position for a global pharmaceutical company located in Cambridge, MA. Successful candidate will use appropriate experimental procedures to conduct research on assigned vaccine projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform immunological, virological, and molecular biology techniques in accordance with appropriate quality standards.
  • Prepare and handle samples, data, and equipment according to standard operating procedures.
  • Conduct equipment maintenance and qualification as needed.
  • Write and maintain accurate, complete, and timely data in laboratory notebooks.
  • Assemble and interpret own data for presentations.
  • Review literature and apply findings to interpret and improve data management and experimental design.
  • Participate and/or present in meetings and conferences.
  • Comply with Takeda safety practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Exhibit and promote Takeda`s Core Competencies.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Physical or Life Sciences and 2+ years laboratory experience, or MS Degree in Physical or Life Sciences and 0-2 years laboratory experience.
  • Possess working knowledge in virology, molecular biology, and/or immunology.
  • Ability to work independently with medium supervision as well as collaboratively in team projects.
  • Experience working in a GLP environment is preferred
  • Experience working in a BSL-2 environment is preferred
  • Ability to optimize and implement scientific methods as they pertain to research goals.
  • Be well organized and detail oriented, eager to learn, interact cooperatively and effectively with others in a team environment, and consistently demonstrate reliability and responsibility.
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess advanced word processing, data entry, data presentation and analysis computer 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 Nikki Ranieri at (+1) 215-531-5288 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

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.