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Associate Scientist III, Acute Neurology and Epilepsy

GPS Staffing Cambridge, MA
  • Expired: 28 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

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Title: Associate Scientist III, Acute Neurology and Epilepsy
Job ID: 1309
Industry: Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Location: Cambridge, MA
Duration: 1-Year Contract
Pay Rate: Depends on Experience (Hourly W2)

Job Summary:
The Acute Neurology and Epilepsy Research Unit seeks a highly motivated associate scientist to join our research team. The individual's primary responsibility is to support a small molecule drug discovery program for treatment of stroke or epilepsy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and execution of assays and experiments to screen compounds
  • Whole blood assays for compound screening
  • Analysis that includes generation of IC50 curves
  • Ex vivo tissue analysis for rodent PK/PD
  • Multiplexed MSD, ELISA, Western, qPCR
  • Research on pertinent literature on biology and experimental methods
  • Collaboration with team members
  • Clear communication and presentation of results

Required Qualifications:

  • Expertise with in vitro assay development, in the context of a drug discovery program
  • Multiplexed MSD assays, ELISA, protein extraction, and Western Blot
  • Tissue isolation from rodents and ex vivo tissue analysis
  • Excellent technical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with animal handling and in vivo modeling
  • qRT-PCR, RNA quantitation; cell culture and aseptic techniques

Education Requirements:

  • B.S./M.S. in biological sciences

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in industry



Applicants:
We will not respond to everyone personally - qualified candidates will be contacted for a screening.
Please submit your resume in a word document.

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