Job Details

  • Title: Scientist II
  • Code: RCI-06792
  • Location: Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Posted Date: 08/12/2022
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

  • Mammalian cell culture and proliferation/viability assays
  • RNA/DNA and protein extraction from cell lines (including sample preparation for downstream applications)
  • Design and execute RT-qPCR protocols
  • Routinely run Western blotting/ simple WES experiments
  • Design and conduct molecular and cellular biology experiments for compound screening or mechanistic pathway analysis using human cell lines
  • Work closely with senior/principal scientist and biology/chemistry group leaders to design, develop, and execute experiment protocols
  • Record all data and results in specified forms (both electronic and paper) with accuracy and timeliness and in a presentable fashion
  • Upload biology data into company database
  • Help maintain equipment and assist in ordering laboratory supplies
  • Ensure that all safety guidelines are strictly followed at all times and maintain a clean and orderly work environment

Primary Job Requirements:

  • B.A., B.Sc., or M.Sc. preferred with 2+ years of laboratory experience
  • Experience in tissue culture of cancer cells is required
  • Basic laboratory skills in molecular and cell biology are essential and experience working with small molecules in a drug discovery setting is highly desirable
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must have excellent written, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize assigned work in order to meet regular timelines