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Research Associate

Cynet Systems
Scarborough, ME
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are looking for Research Associate for our client in Scarborough, ME

Job Title: Research Associate

Job Location: Scarborough, ME

Job Type: Contract

Job Description:


  • Perform PCR testing, including RT PCR, qPCR and dPCR.
  • PCR assay development and optimization, including validation studies.
  • Isolation of nucleic acids from a variety of sources.
  • Screen clinical samples.
  • Analyze experimental results and provide written reports and oral presentations.
  • Provide product support when necessary.
  • Investigate problem areas and areas of desirable product improvement.
  • Ability to work independently in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Assist scientists recording experimental data and results in laboratory notebooks.
  • Highly motivated, goal and milestone-driven.

Basic qualifications:

  • B.S. in Molecular Biology/Biochemistry, or a closely related field with a minimum of one.
  • year of molecular laboratory experience.
  • Hands-on nucleic acid amplification and detection technologies experience.
  • Experience with nucleic acid sample preparation methods.
  • Work with clinical samples using molecular diagnostic technologies.
  • Experience working under design control a plus.
  • Inventive, with ability to implement ideas in the laboratory.
  • Ability to work as part of a team with excellent communication skills.
  • Problem-solving skills combined with analytical skills and good attention to detail.


  • Comprehension of scientific literature and terminology.
  • Practical laboratory skills.
  • Ability in mathematics and computer literacy.
  • Good communication skills, capable of communicating ideas to colleagues and customers.
  • Problem –solving skills and good organizational skills.
  • Understanding of the commercial value of their work.
  • Firm knowledge of science and the ability to apply basic principles and techniques.
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