Job ID: #8924

Senior Research Associate, Protein Engineering

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

 

Responsibilities of the Senior Research Associate, Protein Engineering:

  • Independently conceive and design protein engineering solutions to achieve desired biological outcomes.
  • Perform transient transfections and/or viral transductions followed by flow cytometric analysis in a research setting to test the protein engineering hypothesis.
  • Perform western blots and qPCR analysis as required to perform further analysis.
  • Interpret results, troubleshoot technical hurdles, and propose next steps and solutions.
  • Maintain cell cultures and cell banks as needed to support experimental work including occasional production of viral vectors.
  • Maintain excellent records of experiments in lab notebooks in a timely manner.

Requirements of the Senior Research Associate, Protein Engineering:

  • BS/MS degree in biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology or other relevant field.
  • Must have 1+ years experience with flow cytometry, quantitative PCR, western blot, and ELISA.
  • Strong experience with cell culture techniques with both adherent and suspension cell lines.

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