Job ID: #9645

Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

Position located in Cambridge, MA


Responsibilities of the Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate:

  • Will be responsible for qPCR and cell based assays.
  • Performs a variety of routine and non-routine research assignments and experiments, specifically to perform experiments in vitro.
  • Prepares biological assays and conducts basic quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Maintains records of all tests performed and data collected.
  • Assists in the compilation and tabulation of data and provides preliminary analysis.
  • Calibrate and make minor modifications to a variety of laboratory equipment as defined by appropriate guidelines.


Requirements of the Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate:

  • Bachelors or Masters of Science in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or associated disciplines
  • 2+ years of lab-based experience with qPCR, ELISA’s, and Westerns.
  • Flow Cytometry experience is a plus.
  • Experience in data analysis using Graphpad or equivalent statistical software package desired.
  • Demonstration of diligent recordkeeping and attention to detail.

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