Job ID: #L-8950

Senior Research Associate, Oncology Drug Discovery

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Senior Research Associate, Oncology Drug Discovery:

  • Design, develop and optimize cell-based assays for to target screening and identification of novel small molecule compounds
  • Analyze data, generate reports, and present to team members
  • Perform mammalian cell culture of various cell and cancer lines
  • Conduct molecular biology and various downstream methods
  • Troubleshoot assays and experiments with lead scientists
  • Perform other duties as assigned in a small start up environment

Requirements of the Senior Research Associate, Oncology Drug Discovery:

  • BS/MS in life science discipline with 1+ years laboratory experience
  • Must have previous experience working with mammalian cell culture
  • Previous experience with cancer biology or small molecules is a plus
  • Experience with molecular biology including but not limited to PCR, protein expression, and oligonucleotide extraction
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be a team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment

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