Research Associate

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Salary: competitive
Sectors: R&D
Job Type: Contract
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Research Associate - Framingham, MA

1 year contract to start

A well-known Pharmaceutical company is seeking a motivated researcher to join their Translational Biomedical Research group focusing on the imaging of key biomarkers for rare-neuro diseases & immunology-oncology programs. This individual will become a part of the team and emerge as a critical contributor to the company's innovative approach to help better understand the disease biology, its progression and therapeutic response. This position is a unique chance to contribute to the cutting-edge research that provides the rich resources and daily collaborations with world-class scientists

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and executing mass spectrometry imaging to profile lipids, glycans and proteins in tissue sections.
  • Preforming tissue handling and sectioning, depositing chemical matrix and mass spectrometry imaging.
  • Keep on top of published scientific literature and present data at internal project meetings.

Key Skills/Requirements

  • BS or MS degree in Biological Sciences
  • 2+ years of experience in the area of tissue preparation and sectioning is required.
  • Ability to seek out information, learn quickly, and successfully apply knowledge in his/her work.
  • Ability to work independently to conduct experiments and analyze data.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of tissue pathology & immunohistochemistry techniques.
  • Preferred: Prior experience in mass spectrometry (LC-MS, proteomics, lipidomics, metabolomics) and database search.
  • Preferred: Experience with spectroscopy and techniques for surface analytics (e.g. AFM, SEM, SAAP-MS, LESA).

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