Research Associate II

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Salary: US$42 - US$46 per hour + competitive
Sectors: R&D
Job Type: Contract
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Research Associate II - Cambridge, MA

6 Month Contract-to-Start

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a global research team to support immuno-oncology drug discovery.
  • Conduct in vitro cell-based assays (i.e. MLR, macrophage polarization, T cell activation etc) to screen and evaluate biological compounds, using human and mouse primary cells and cell lines.
  • Work closely with peer scientists and group leaders to execute experimental plans and protocols in a timely manner.
  • Document all experimental data and results in electronic notebook with accuracy and timeliness.
  • Help maintain equipment and assist in ordering laboratory supplies.
  • Ensure that all safety guidelines are always strictly followed and maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Summarize data in an organized and presentable fashion.

Key Qualifications

  • BA, BS, or M.Sc. with 2+ years laboratory experience.
  • Experience in tissue culture of immune cells and/or cancer cells is required.
  • Basic knowledge and laboratory skills in immunology and cell biology is essential (ELISA, flow cytometry, MSD etc.)
  • Experience working with biologics (i.e. antibodies) in a drug discovery setting is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment on an interdisciplinary team.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize assigned work to meet regular timelines.
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