Job ID: #9460

Research Associate II/Sr. Research Associate (In Vivo)

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Animal Science / In Vivo Research

Position located in Cambridge, MA


Responsibilities of the RA II/Sr. RA (In Vivo):

  • Establish and quantify readouts for in vivo efficacy, biodistribution, and other effects of dosed articles in animal models.
  • Execute and/or troubleshoot diverse assays – physiological, behavioral, or tissue-based – perform relevant analysis, document all experimental details and results.
  • Will perform qPCR and execute assays for DNA/RNA quantification.
  • Perform surgical procedures on animal models using multiple dosing routes.
  • Work with team members to regularly update electronic lab notebook (ELN) prepare high quality reports and scientific presentations.


Requirements of the RA II/Sr. RA (In Vivo):

  • BS/MS in Molecular/Cellular Biology, or a related Life Science discipline, with 2+ years in vivo experience.
  • Proficient in rodent handling, experimentation, dosing (IV, IP, PO), blood collection, and tissue harvesting.
  • Hands-on experience working with rodent animal models (mouse or rat).
  • Candidates with experience in post-hoc procedures including tissue extraction, embedding and processing, immunohistochemistry (IHC), protein/nucleic acid extractions and/or PCR based methods (e.g., qPCR, ddpCR) will be preferred.

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