Associate Scientist, Sample Management

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Salary: US$31 - US$38 per hour + competitive
Sectors: R&D
Job Type: Contract
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Associate Scientist, Sample Management - Cambridge, MA

Job Description:

The Early Development Department in Preclinical Research at a well-known Biotech is seeking a motivated research associate. This individual will be responsible for supporting the Sample Management group in the receiving and storage of nonclinical samples. They are seeking a highly organized individual that is able to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced laboratory setting. This Associate Scientist in Sample Management must collaborate on a team and coordinate tasks with various stakeholders to ensure deadlines are met.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain inventory of common laboratory consumables used for Sample Management.
  • Assist analysts in procuring nonclinical and clinical samples and reference materials utilizing LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)
  • Support preparation of nonclinical tissue samples (i.e. weighing, grinding, and lysis) to extract target siRNA for downstream analysis
  • Manage the overall inventory of nonclinical and clinical samples and reference materials
    • Support electronic organization and filing of documents such as study protocols, reports, amendments, and deviations and associated sample management documents
    • Maintain protocols and forms for receipt, storage, and disposition of nonclinical and clinical samples and reference materials
    • Perform all receipt, storage, and disposition of nonclinical and clinical samples and reference materials utilizing a LIMS system
  • Maintain a high level of organization and great attention to detail - Complete assignments in a timely and clearly documented manner and handle tasks quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced work environment
  • Understand company goals and relationship of individual goals to specific projects
  • Communicate openly and directly with lab group in order to provide sufficient solutions that will work for all team members

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline
  • 1-3+ years of experience in a Laboratory setting
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to function in a high capacity within a fast-paced team environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, eagerness to learn, and the ability to follow written and verbal instruction.
  • Working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Preferred: Experience with LIMS applications

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