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Associate Scientist (I/II/III)

Yoh Staffing Solutions Lexington, MA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Associate Scientist I/II/III (all three levels of experience)
Several Direct Hire Openings
Lexington, MA

Purpose of the role

The Associate Scientist III Analytical Development will focus on the execution and reporting of laboratory activities. The core tasks will be focused on planning and performance of laboratory work, data analysis, results trending and reporting, SOP/Documentation writing, and assay transfer activities.

Key result areas (major duties, accountabilities, and responsibilities) 

  • Perform assays following standard protocols and established procedures to support routine sample testing, assay development, optimization, qualification, and transfer.
  • Independently plan laboratory work and interpret results and evaluate next steps in experimental design, including rationale supporting suggested path forward
  • Document and archive experimental details and assay data in electronic system following good documentation practices
  • Ensure all laboratory activities are performed according to applicable protocols, and follow safety and quality procedures to ensure a safe working environment and high data quality
  • Notify supervisor of any planned and unplanned deviations in a timely frame and provide input on the possible cause of the deviation and proposed remediation plan
  • Write laboratory and technical documentation relevant to or resulting from routine testing (SOPs), and documentation related to development, qualification, and transfer activities (protocols, reports) with minimal supervision.
  • Participate in troubleshooting and new technology evaluation/adoption.
  • Carry out laboratory associated duties e.g. orders (internal and external), logistic activities, reagent preparation, instrument maintenance, lab cleaning, etc
  • Train (Jr) Associate Scientist and co-op interns and assist them with their planning and coordination of daily activities. Support alignment with other internal stake holders (e.g. QC, PD, and DPD)
  • Summarize and present data in a coherent manner within the AD group and to cross-functional teams.
  • Explore new technologies, suggest training and process improvements, and acquire new skills and knowledge necessary to successfully support assigned tasks, projects and improvement implementations.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum of M.S. degree with 2+ years or B.S. degree with 4+ years’ relevant experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, analytical chemistry, or related disciplines is required.
  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in qPCR, HPLC, ELISA, SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting, or other bioanalytical assays.
  • Extensive knowledge of aseptic procedures and hands-on experience with cell culturing and manipulation, and cell-based assays (e.g. insect and human cells)
  • Work experience in a regulated setting (GxP), technical documentation writing (SOP, Protocols, Reports), and awareness of GxP pharmaceutical regulations is preferred
  • Experience in assay development and trouble shooting.
  • Experience in viral vaccines or gene therapy is a plus.
  • Computer software skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in English, written and verbal including presentation of technically complex data



Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Visit to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.
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