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Senior Research Associate- Assay Development

Apex Systems Cambridge Full-Time
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Senior Research Associate, Assay Development 967291

Job Scope & Purpose:

Our Cambridge based client focused in neurodegenerative disease is seeking to grow their team with another talented researcher. This need calls for someone with a background in cell biology and experience in quantitative assay development. Other duties including, but not limited to: cell culture maintenance, compound testing, mechanism of action studies, biochemical assays, high content imaging assays. Strong communication skills are required including the ability to analyze and report on the results. Apply now to learn more!

Primary Job Responsibilities: 

  • Culture and maintenance of both cell lines and primary cells
  • Assessment of compound efficacy via biochemical and molecular biology techniques, such as immunostaining, immunoblotting, qPCR, enzymatic assays, etc.
  • Interaction and collaboration with team members to improve compound properties and activity based on mechanism of action studies
  • Analysis of experimental data, addressing methodological problems in experimental protocols and results, and presenting data 
  • Documentation, compilation, and assistance in interpretation of experimental data
  • Presentation of data in oral and written reports 
  • Management of spreadsheets to compile and present results in a meaningful manner 
  • Consulting scientific literature as needed  

Primary Job Requirements: 

  • A Bachelor’s (+5-8 yrs experience) or Master’s (+3 yrs experience) degree in neuroscience, cell biology or related discipline
  • Proficiency in basic lab techniques and principles of cell biology, biochemistry and neurobiology preferred 
  • Experience in assay development
  • Experience with high content imaging assays
  • Experience in a biotech/pharma setting highly preferred 
  • Knowledge of relevant scientific databases preferred 

About Stratacuity:

Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.

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Stratacuity is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stratacuity will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact us.

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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

 

Skills required

Biochemistry
Molecular Biology
Cell Cultures
Chromatography
Electrophoresis
Cell Biology
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WHAT WE DO:

Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.

OUR CREDENTIALS: 

Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.

SUPPORTING OUR CONTRACT EMPLOYEES:

We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.

WHO OUR CUSTOMERS ARE: 

We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 

WHERE WE ARE: 

Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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