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Research Associate, Protein Sciences

Beacon Hill Pharma Boston ,MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

 

The successful candidate will support the development of therapeutic antibodies designed to defeat difficult to treat cancers by producing and characterizing the protein targets and antibodies that may one day serve as a life-saving therapy to patients. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, efficient, and careful in their approach to science with excellent interpersonal skills and should enjoy collaborating as a team player in a fast-paced, exciting, ever-changing startup environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Carry out protein and cell mechanistic in vitro assays to support advancement of novel immunotherapies from research through to development stage.
  • Perform routine mammalian cell culture, transfection, lentiviral transduction, and immunophenotyping.
  • Execute workflows pertaining to biochemistry and molecular biology tasks including SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, protein purification, and protein characterization.
  • Perform preliminary data analysis of experimental results and present work regularly.
  • Maintain detailed laboratory notebooks and write SOPs.
  • Monitor, maintain, and calibrate laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Proactively share skills and knowledge and train others on techniques and protocols.

 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Biochemistry, Biology, or a related field with at least 3+ years of relevant laboratory experience, including academic, clinical, or industrial experience; or MS with at least 1+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with biochemical and molecular techniques including protein expression, SDS-PAGE, and protein purification methods such as IMAC, IEC, SEC on required.
  • Experience and comfort with culturing primary/engineered cell lines (adherent and suspension), cell transfection, and viral transduction strongly desired.
  • Experience with immunoassays, such as Western analysis and ELISA, strongly desired.
  • Experience with protein characterization using SPR, BLI desirable.
  • Expertise in the efficient execution of highly robust, reproducible, well-documented laboratory experiments and results reporting.
  • Ability to establish and troubleshoot experiments.
  • Eagerness to learn and implement new assays and laboratory protocols.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, team-oriented environment with colleagues from diverse disciplines.
Company Description
Beacon Hill Pharma, Beacon Hill Staffing Group's Pharma specialty division, is a national staffing organization that provides contract, direct (permanent), FSP/outsourcing and consulting to pharmaceutical, medical device, biotech and contract research organizations.

Beacon Hill Pharma places contractors in all 50 states by seamlessly coordinating recruiting resources in local and regional markets with Beacon Hill Pharmas National Recruiting & Delivery, a dedicated national recruiting team that focuses exclusively on national accounts, supporting regional recruiting operations and delivering contractors to all markets in the U.S.

Whether start-ups or the Fortune 500, the public or private sector, Beacon Hill Pharma matches world class talent with exceptional opportunities.

Beacon Hill Pharma

Beacon Hill Pharma, Beacon Hill Staffing Group's Pharma specialty division, is a national staffing organization that provides contract, direct (permanent), FSP/outsourcing and consulting to pharmaceutical, medical device, biotech and contract research organizations. Beacon Hill Pharma places contractors in all 50 states by seamlessly coordinating recruiting resources in local and regional markets with Beacon Hill Pharmas National Recruiting & Delivery, a dedicated national recruiting team that focuses exclusively on national accounts, supporting regional recruiting operations and delivering contractors to all markets in the U.S. Whether start-ups or the Fortune 500, the public or private sector, Beacon Hill Pharma matches world class talent with exceptional opportunities.

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