Job ID: #8354

Principal Research Associate, Drug Discovery

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

 

Responsibilities of the Principal Research Associate, Drug Discovery:

  • Develop and execute on strategies to evaluate drug activity and mechanism; design and execute experiments; accurately record, analyze, and present data to team and company leadership.
  • Progress projects through assay development and identification of new technologies.
  • Work together with CROs to address key questions to drive the drug discovery process.
  • Collaborate across functional teams to efficiently characterize drug candidates and move them to the clinic.

Requirements of the Principal Research Associate, Drug Discovery:

  • B.S., or M.S. in molecular, cell biology or immunology, or related field with 3+ years experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated track record of providing significant biological insights to drug discovery efforts, especially in the areas of oncology, immunology and cell signaling.
  • Ability to identify and answer key questions to drive projects that affect critical timelines through exceptional time management.
  • Expertise in cellular and molecular biology techniques including primary immune cell culture, flow cytometry, and ELISA.

 

Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.

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Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.