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Associate Research Scientist

  • Location: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 07 August 2021

Job Description:

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate technical expertise in cellular and/or molecular biology assays to validate therapeutic targets and perform mechanism of action studies to support programs as they enter and move through clinical development.

    Job Requirements: Bachelors degree in biology with at least 3 years relevant work experience or Masters degree with at least 1 year of academic/industrial experience in cancer biology/oncology or immune-oncology.

    Qualifications and Responsibilities:
    Research experience in cancer biology and cancer immunotherapy is highly desirable.
    Hands-on experience in isolation, culture, and characterization of primary cells from human or animal tissues is required.
    Experience executing biochemical assays with a variety of readout technologies, including flow cytometry and ELISA is required.
    Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration and organizational skills are required.
    Ability to execute and operate to a high standard. Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement.
    Ability to identify technical problems and potential solutions.
    Proficiency in utilizing software such as Graph Pad, Microsoft Office, etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required.
    Technical/biological Duties:
    Cell culture and cell-based assays.
    Primary cell isolation from whole blood and tissues.
    Cytokine detection experiments using multiplex assay technologies.
    Execute complex biochemical assays, including RNA/DNA isolation, real-time PCR, protein isolation and immunoblottingAbout ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

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