Boston Metro Area, MA
The Gene Therapy R & D group is searching for a qualified research associate to support development of gene therapy for rare diseases. We are seeking a motivated individual with strong skills in molecular biology; knowledge and experience in virology is preferred. The qualified individual should be able to work independently to design, execute and interpret experiments and successfully employ in-depth technical knowledge to accomplish research objectives. Candidates will show strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and communication skills and a desire to work in a team environment.
Bachelor s degree in biological sciences with 6 or more years of experience or a Master s degree with 4 or more years of experience. The position requires strong expertise in molecular biological techniques and gene and protein analytical assays such as quantitative PCR, southern, northern and western blots and ELISA.
Experience in virology; knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.