RESEARCH ASSOCIATE WALTHAM, MA Project Description:
We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic research associate/ technician to conduct cell panel screening in support of our drug discovery and drug combination programs.
A successful candidate must be familiar with general cell biology laboratory techniques and have direct working experience in handling cell culture and performing related tasks using aseptic technique.
Primary responsibility for supporting cell-panel screening, including all aspects of mammalian cell culture, as well as dosing compounds and reading assay endpoints.
Performance of basic laboratory protocol studies, including basic calculations and data analysis.
Accurate and reliable record keeping including database management, batch records, notebooks, and all pertinent documentation.
Performance of general laboratory tasks, including maintenance of equipment.
Follow Standard Operating Procedures and adhere to all safety and company policies.
Associate degree or BS in Biology, Biotechnology, or other relevant area of scientific training with 2 3 years relevant work experience consistent with the anticipated responsibilities detailed above, preferably in an industrial setting.
Demonstrated and proficient skills in standard mammalian cell culture procedures and associated aseptic techniques in addition to maintenance of tissue culture facilities.
Experience using basic laboratory equipment and carrying our routine laboratory tasks; knowledge of safe laboratory procedures.
Has a good understanding of the range of procedures relating to the unit.
Competent in trouble shooting and theory.
Possesses a general understanding of other specialisms within the research area.
The ability to multitask and think critically and creatively and willingness to learn.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with others in a dynamic and highly collaborative environment. Strong preference given to those candidates with a demonstrated ability to work independently.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
Applicant must be willing and able to work reliably on a flexible work schedule, Monday – Friday and some weekends, to meet the demands.
This 12+ month position starts ASAP.
Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Rose: Rose@alphaconsulting.Com
ALPHA' S REQUIREMENT #23-00198
MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE