RA/Sr. RA, Pre-Clinical

Our Vaccine client in Cambridge, MA has partnered with the NIH and looking to add a RA/Sr. RA, Pre-Clinical to their team!  This is a translational animal models and wet lab analytical techniques role that will join a core team of preclinical scientists and engineers. 

Responsibilities:

  • Support preclinical animal model development and IND-enabling safety and efficacy studies in multiple model species across pipeline programs
  • Drive efforts to track prospective and ongoing animal studies, coordinating tasks from vivarium organization and test article administration to tissue harvest and downstream processing
  • Perform QC tests of animal study test articles and perform downstream serological assays
  • Contribute to study design, communicate logistical needs, and present work in team meetings
  • Collaborate closely with scientists and engineers to advance novel vaccine candidates from research through Phase I/II clinical trials
  • Maintain accurate laboratory records and electronic lab notebook entries

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the Life Sciences with at least 2 years of biopharmaceutical industry experience OR Master’s degree in one of the Life Sciences with 0-2+ years of industry experience
  • Hands-on experience with small rodent models is required
  • Experience with animal study design and/or vivarium organization is a plus
  • Prior exposure to a variety of wet lab tests and training in specific plate-based assays, such as ELISA, is required