Research Associate or Senior Research Associate, Molecular Biology/Cell Assays/Screening

Research Associate or Senior Research Associate, Molecular Biology/Cell Assays/Screening

Our client is a Boston-based biotech startup revolutionizing protein therapeutics. We are seeking a Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to join their team. This is a great opportunity if you have strong molecular biology, mammalian cell culture and/or screening assays experience, and if you’re interested in gaining exposure to a wide variety of techniques and focus areas including protein production and purification, cell-free expression, library cloning, cancer cell biology, genetic selections, phage display, automation, etc. In this role, you’ll participate in moving drug discovery programs forward using high-throughput and multiplexed screening technologies!

If you’re interested, please contact kpotter@hireminds.com to apply and interview soon.

The role:

  • Design/execute molecular biology and cell-based assays to compare and rank drug designs
  • Help develop and optimize new screening assays
  • Provide routine cell line maintenance and tissue culture facility day-to-day tasks
  • Keep detailed record of experimental work in ELN
  • Effectively communicate findings to the team

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • B.A. or B.S. or M.S. degree in biology, biochemistry, bioengineering or similar with 1 year minimum of full-time wet lab experience in experimental biology
  • Mammalian cell culture and sterile technique proficiency
  • Biochemical and/or cell-based screening assays expertise
  • Hands-on experience with basic molecular biology techniques including but not limited to SDS-PAGE, western blot, ELISA, etc.
  • Design and execution of cloning projects experience is preferred
  • Experience with high throughput screening or selections with DNA or protein libraries is preferred
  • Protein production, phage display, FACS, or T cell assays experience is preferred

All resumes will be kept strictly confidential until you choose to pursue a specific opportunity with one of our clients.