Research Associate /Sr. Research Associate, Discovery Research at HAYS

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Lexington, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

A Pharmaceutical Company is seeking an Research Associate /Sr. Research Associate, Discovery Research in Lexington, MA.

Role Description

• In-life operations: rodent dosing, sampling, and tissue collection.
• Generation, analysis, and interpretation of molecular assay data using advanced methodologies (quantitative imaging, qPCR, plate-based assays, enzymatic readouts, FACS, in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry) with rigorous scientific standards in accordance with internal SOPs and troubleshooting as necessary.
• Careful documentation practices, i.e., maintenance of electronic laboratory notebooks and generation of study reports is essential for this role.
• The successful candidate will assemble impactful data packages and will have the opportunity to deliver data presentations at departmental and company-wide meetings.
• Participating in shaping our overall research strategy and supporting numerous projects as a member of the Discovery Research team.
• Collaborating cross-functionally to promote efficient operations in a high-volume on-site laboratory and animal care facility.

Skills & Requirements

• BS/MS in Biology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or equivalent
• 2+ years of relevant laboratory experience in an appropriate industrial or academic environment (Title and comp based on experience level)
• Experience in downstream bioassays including one or more of the following: qPCR, ELISA/Western blot, in situ and IHC, FACS, molecular imaging
• Practical knowledge in basic biochemical and molecular biology principles including RNAi theory/practice, nucleic acid detection technologies and related methodologies
• Preferred: Experience in rodent pharmacology including dosing and necropsy; familiarly with PK/PD concepts
• Commitment to careful and thorough technical documentation, including electronic laboratory notebooks and study reports
• Strong organizational, IT and communication skills; ability to interact effectively on multidisciplinary teams and participate in our dynamic company culture
• Ability to multitask and prioritize

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the Information Technology industry and market trends . Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there's a position you really want, you're fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information. #1127193

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