Associate Research Scientist

Cambridge Metro Area, MA

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -062024-32517 Region: Cambridge Metro Area

Job Description

R&D Partners is seeking to hire an Associate Research Scientist in Cambridge, MA.

Your main responsibilities as an Associate Research Scientist:

Working both independently and collaboratively to support cutting-edge Oncology drug discovery biology programs.

Develop and execute mechanistic in vitro cellular assays to characterize mechanism of action of novel compounds.

Cell culture maintenance, cryopreservation, validation, and inventory management.

Maintain detailed and organized records of protocols and experimental results.

Collaborate cross-functionally with other team members to advance programs.

What we are looking for in an Associate Research Scientist:

Bachelor s degree in Biology, Molecular/Cell Biology, biochemistry or a related discipline, with 4+ years of relevant work experience.

Strong hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture including expertise in aseptic technique, culture optimization, cell counting, cryopreservation, and validation methods.

Experience in managing or supporting cell banking, and familiarity with databases such as Mosaic, would be a plus but not required.

Proficiency in experimental design, data analysis, and a range of biology skill sets including in vitro cell assay development, plate-based assays, Western blotting, protein quantification, ELISA, MSD, transfections, lentiviral transductions, siRNA/shRNA/CRISPR, qPCR, and viability assays.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a cross-functional collaborative team.

Why Choose R&D Partners?

As an employee, you have access to a comprehensive benefits package including:

Medical insurance PPO, HMO & HSA

Dental & Vision insurance

401k plan

Employee Assistance Program

Long-term disability

Weekly payroll

Expense reimbursement

Online timecard approval

R&D Partners is a global functional service provider and strategic staffing resource specializing in scientific, clinical research & engineering. We provide job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.

R&D Partners is an equal-opportunity employer.

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