Job ID: #8857

Scientist, Extraction Chemistry

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Scientist, Extraction Chemistry:

  • Lead the development of multiple biomarker extraction workflows as part of a novel NGS-based assay for cancer early detection.
  • Drive the experiment design, analysis and interpretation on key projects
  • Communicate findings to the broader management team.
  • Advise and mentor junior staff in the development of successful workflow designs, writing, troubleshooting and execution of SOPs.
  • Aid in developing and maintaining a long-term biobank storage and stability plan for a variety of human archived samples and analytes.
  • Be the knowledge expert on extraction chemistry.

Requirements of the Scientist, Extraction Chemistry:

  • PhD or equivalent in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or Chemistry.
  • 1-5 years of biotechnology industry experience or greater. Level commensurate with experience.
  • Significant hands-on experience with bioanalyte extraction from different human sample matrices.
  • Project leadership experience troubleshooting and developing extraction workflows and/or protocols.
  • Self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision.

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