Scientist or Senior Scientist I/II, Cell Biology (70% hands-on)

Scientist or Senior Scientist I/II, Cell Biology
Boston, MA

Our client is at the forefront of developing innovative, small molecule therapeutics for cancer. We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled Cell Biologist to play a pivotal role in their ambitious research projects. You will collaborate with colleagues from diverse disciplines to expedite the development of potential clinical candidates, with the goal of taking a program to candidate by the end of 2024. Contact to interview soon and join in on this invaluable adventure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute experiments to explore cellular and molecular processes related to research objectives
  • Develop and optimize advanced cell-based assays, encompassing functional and phenotypic assessments.
  • Conduct live-cell imaging and microscopy studies to visualize and analyze dynamic cellular processes.
  • Generate, maintain, and characterize various cell lines to support ongoing projects.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to provide expert insights in cell biology and contribute to shaping research strategy
  • Analyze and interpret experimental data, presenting findings to internal teams and external partners
  • Stay updated on the latest advancements in cell biology and incorporate innovative techniques and technologies where applicable
  • Assist in preparing scientific publications, patent applications, and regulatory submissions when necessary


  • Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or a related field
  • Possess demonstrated success and experience working in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical sector 
  • Expertise in cell culture techniques, including primary cells and established cell lines
  • Proficiency in microscopy, live-cell imaging, and image analysis
  • Experience with bi functional molecules, laboratory automation and high-throughput screening
  • Familiarity with gene editing techniques (e.g., CRISPR/Cas9) and 3D cell culture models
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • A strong publication record and the capability to contribute to scientific literature