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Associate Scientist, Biology

Cambridge, MA 02139

Posted: 07/10/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 607780 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

How will your role help us transform hope into reality?

You will have the opportunity to contribute to an early drug discovery program in the Targeted Protein Degradation space. This position offers the unique opportunity to directly impact a growing portfolio of targeted therapies in a fast-paced and innovative research environment. Your work will support the company to bring the next-generation treatment to benefit patients in need.

What will you do?
  • Independently conduct, optimize, and proactively troubleshoot cellular screening assays and other mechanism of action studies.
  • Responsible for data processing, interpretation, and presenting to cross functional team members.
  • Design and execute experiments to evaluate MoA, target dependency, off target liabilities, phenotypic responses.
  • Manage CRO’s to run cell-based assays and other molecular biology techniques.
  • Experimental and intellectual contribution to cross-functional project teams.
  • Maintain up to date with relevant literature.
What minimum qualifications do we require?
  • MS or BS in oncology, molecular biology, cell biology, or related discipline with 1+/ 4+ years of relevant experience.
What additional qualifications will make you a stronger candidate?  
  • Excellent time management skills, and comfortable with multi-tasking to thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated creative scientist with a strong can-do attitude.
  • Highly skilled in carrying out a wide range of state-of-the-art molecular and cellular biology techniques, including mammalian cell culture, CTG/CyQuant, AlphaLISA, western blots, qPCR, etc. High content imaging is a plus.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology as they become available.
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, as well as excellent documentation and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with standard software analytical tools, xlsx, Prism, etc.
  • Commitment to our Core Values: Patients First, Thoughtfulness, Urgency, Trust, Optimism

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