Sr. Research Associate, Biochemistry (Cancer Biology)

Sr. Research Associate, Biochemistry (Cancer Biology)

  HireMinds Biotech client is entering the clinic with a novel approach to personalized oncology medicines and need your help in developing their cellular biology in research efforts. You will be hands one in expertise in cancer biology, biochemistry, enzymology, and biochemical screening. You will ideally have experience in cancer biology with approaches in  chromatin biology or epigenetic oncology drug discovery settings in industry. Contact Victoria O’Connor and the HireMinds Biotech team to learn more about this exciting opportunity for your career growth with this clinical stage biotech team.

You Duties Will Include: 

  • Develop and execute biochemical, enzymatic, and screening assays in discovering new drug candidates
  • Conducting studies for Target ID and validation for potential pipeline candidates
  • Hands-on work with Mechanism of action (MOA) studies
  • Lab work with hands-on High-throughput screening (HTS), liquid handlers, and automation
  • Collaborative communication to project teams and management in regular presentations to advance drug projects
  • Capture and analyze data and record findings in ELN systems

You Will Have the Following Qualities:

  • BS or MS in Biochemistry, Cellular or Molecular Biology and 4+ years of hands-on lab experience in biochemistry applied to cancer research
  • Expertise with biochemistry techniques/enzymology
  • Experience with assay development including: fluorescence, luminescence, and ELISA-based formats
  • Experience with cancer biology research and/or chromatin biology would be valuable
  • Attention to detail and organized approach to conducting and capturing lab results
  • An adventurous attitude and ability to adjust to shifting priorities and demands in an evolving biotech are vital