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Research Scientist

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 05 December 2022
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Job Description:

  • Bachelors or higher degree in a scientific discipline with 1-3 years of work experience. Experience preferred in industry or drug discovery setting.


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and implement relevant cell-based and biochemical assays as well as cell models to support identification, optimization, and characterization of novel chemical matter.

  • Design and conduct critical experiments using expertise in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry and assay development to support molecular mechanism of action of the drugs.

  • Analyze and present data in an organized and timely manner.

  • Support biology needs for different projects and drug discovery teams.


  • Experience in various molecular biology techniques (DNA cloning, Western blot, PCR, qPCR).

  • Experience in cell biology including mammalian cell culture, lentivirus production, transient/stable transfection.

  • Experience in gene editing including CRISPR, KO and -KI, or shRNA Knockdown is plus.

  • Experience in small molecule drug discovery process in an industrial setting is preferred.

  • Familiarity and willingness to learn in vitro cell-based assays, including but not limited to: cell proliferation assays, cell cycle assay, apoptosis assay, bDNA assay, image-based assays, ELISA, and Incucyte.

  • Familiar with various biology laboratory equipment with an emphasis on automation and capable of trouble shooting for SAR assay support.

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and organizational skills.

  • Capability to stay focused, multitasked, attention to details and deliver high quality data in a timely and well-organized manner.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work in a fast-paced dynamic team environment; flexibility to adapt to changes with a positive attitude.

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Full Name: Akash Mehra

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Phone: 908-224-9613