Research Associate in Waltham, MA

  • Title: Research Associate
  • Code: RCI-24584
  • RequirementID: 105285
  • Location: Waltham, MA 02451
  • Posted Date: 01/24/2023
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

  • Lab Based, will be in the lab 100 % on site.


Qualifications: (Years of Experience, Education)

  • 2-3 years of experience


Top 3 Things HM Would Like to See On Resumes:

  1. Tissue Culture Experience (oncology cell lines)
  2. Pharmacology exprereince, with testing small drug amounts.
  3. Experiene in an industrial setting (academic is OK also)


Absolute Must Haves:

  • Tissue Culture Experience


Biggest Syllables on The Position:

  • Opportunity to work in great pharma environment, also opportunity to work in more of a cross project function and will deal with lots of people involved in projects.
  • Will gain some great experience.
  • Opportunity to make a meaning contribution to drug products



  • We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic research associate/ technician to conduct cell panel screening in support of our drug discovery and drug combination programs.
  • A successful candidate must be familiar with general cell biology laboratory techniques and have direct working experience in handling cell culture and performing related tasks using aseptic technique.



  • Has a good understanding of the range of procedures relating to the unit.
  • Competent in trouble shooting and theory.
  • Possesses a general understanding of other specialisms within the research area.
  • Typically a Graduate.



Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to:

  • Primary responsibility for supporting cell-panel screening, including all aspects of mammalian cell culture, as well as dosing compounds and reading assay endpoints
  • Performance of basic laboratory protocol studies, including basic calculations and data analysis.
  • Accurate and reliable record keeping including database management, batch records, notebooks, and all pertinent documentation.
  • Performance of general laboratory tasks, including maintenance of equipment.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures and adhere to all safety and company policies.


Laboratory Experience: Includes but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrated and proficient skills in standard mammalian cell culture procedures and and associated aseptic techniques in addition to maintenance of tissue culture facilities.
  • Experience using basic laboratory equipment and carrying our routine laboratory tasks; knowledge of safe laboratory procedures.


Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or BS in Biology, Biotechnology or other relevant area of scientific training with 2-3 years relevant work experience consistent with the anticipated responsibilities detailed above, preferably in an industrial setting.
  • The ability to multitask and think critically and creatively and willingness to learn.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with others in a dynamic and highly collaborative environment.
  • Strong preference given to those candidates with a demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Applicant must be willing and able to work reliably on a flexible work schedule, Monday – Friday and some weekends, to meet the demands

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