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Research Associate

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Full Time Temporary/Contract

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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Full Time Temporary/Contract

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March 19, 2024

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Job ID: LD_1370376_1710864749

March 19, 2024

Job ID: LD_1370376_1710864749

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Beacon Hill Life Sciences is actively recruiting for a Senior Research Associate to work a contract assignment. Must be able to work on-site in Cambridge, MA.

Duration: At least one year

Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description:

Senior Research Associate Contractor will support assay development, in vitro pharmacology and ex vivo analyses across multiple therapeutic areas, including but not limited to metabolic/cardiovascular disease, oncology and inflammation. This individual will be responsible for independently designing, optimizing, and performing cell-based assays to support the discovery and development of novel therapeutics across a variety of modalities. This individual will also collaborate closely with in vivo pharmacology, translational science, and nonclinical groups to help execute on company strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the screening, characterization, and mechanism of action studies for drug candidates of various modalities, including small molecules, biologics and nucleic acids.
  • Independently design, optimize and execute medium-to-high throughput cell-based assays to support drug discovery/development programs.
  • Analyze scientific data and clearly communicate summarized data to internal medicine team members and other key stakeholders.
  • Accurately record detailed documentation of experimental results via ELN (Electronic Lab Notebook)/Benchling.

Basic Requirements:

  • BS with 3-5 years of experience or MSc with 2+ years of experience in Biology or related discipline in an academic or industrial research setting (preferred).
  • Expertise in cell culture of immortalized cell lines, primary airway epithelial cells and complex cell culture models.
  • Experience in cell-based assay development to evaluate the pharmacology of potential therapeutic agents (e.g., small molecules, biologics, nucleic acids).
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute various in vitro and ex vivo assays (e.g., ELISA, flow cytometry, MSD, high content image analysis, Western blotting, immunocytochemistry, qPCR/ddPCR).
  • Proficiency in scientific software (e.g., Excel, GraphPad Prism, FlowJo).
  • Ability to operate as part of a team and work with colleagues across the organization to advance projects at all stages.
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