Job ID: #9287

Senior Research Associate, Oncology

Boston, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Senior Research Associate, Oncology:

  • Perform a wide variety of cell-based assays (including but not limited to: western blot, qPCR,
  • ELISA, luminescence assays, flow cytometry, phenotypic assays, CRISPR in human cancer cell lines
  • Support genetic or pharmacological studies to identify and explore novel targets
  • Mouse colony management to support tissue procurement and in vivo studies
  • Perform compound formulation and tissue sampling when necessary to support experiments
  • Document, analyze, and interpret data; present results and conclusions in team settings
  • Support the organization by maintaining a work environment focused on scientific integrity, open communication, and collaboration

Requirements of the Senior Research Associate, Oncology:

  • BS or MS in biology or a related field with 2-5 years of relevant lab-based experience using cellular models of cancer.
  • Must have CRISPR and mammalian cell culture experience
  • Must have experience working with cancer cell lines
  • Willing to learn basic laboratory mouse handling and tissue collection techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a cross-functional team environment

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