Job ID: #9566

Scientist I/II

Watertown, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

Position located in Watertown, MA


Responsibilities of the Scientist I/II:

  • Coordinate sample testing for data generation and reporting and transfer methods as needed.
  • Assist with the development and execution of analytical methods to support preclinical studies using platforms such as ddPCR, qPCR, Western Blotting, and ELISA.
  • Plan and execute pre qualification/qualification activities for select analytical methods according to appropriate guidelines.
  • Assist with transfer of qualified assay methods to cross-functional colleagues and CRO partners as needed.
  • Execute routine sample testing to support preclinical studies.
  • Implement new laboratory workflows and continuous improvement efforts.


Requirements of the Scientist I/II:

  • A PhD in scientific discipline with 2+ years relevant experience.
  • Must have experience molecular biology techniques including ddPCR.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, including experience writing laboratory SOPs, protocols, and reports.
  • Ability to organize and communicate scientific data to management and internal stakeholders.

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