Job ID: #9678

Research Associate II (Biochemistry)

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

Position located in Cambridge, MA


Responsibilities of the Research Associate II (Biochemistry):

  • Will perform biological characterization techniques such as FTIR spectroscopy, XPS, AFM, SEM, and SPR.
  • Will help design and run experiments, collect and analyze data, and clearly summarize objectives, conclusion, observations and next steps in team meetings and discussions.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to design and optimize a diagnostic technology and solve challenging problems.
  • Maintain a lab notebook and keep up to date on the latest developments in chemistry, biochemistry, and analytical characterization.


Requirements of the Research Associate II (Biochemistry):

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field with at least 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Experience with point-of-care diagnostic technologies or biosensors are a plus.
  • Proficient in the use of analytical and/or biological characterization techniques including FTIR, DLS, SPR (Biacore or Octet), UV-Vis spectroscopy (Nanodrop), and/or fluorescence microscopy.

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