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Associate Scientist

Kendall Square, MA 02142

Posted: 05/13/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 606715 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Position Description: We are looking for a highly motivated Associate Scientist to join our small molecule structural biology and biophysics efforts within our department of Biotherapeutic and Medicinal Sciences. The successful candidate will be a part of a fast-paced and innovative environment actively pursuing unmet medical needs in the neuro science space. The primary focus of this role is to execute a variety of biophysical assays to help accelerate our drug discovery efforts from exploratory through lead identification and optimization.

The successful candidate will:
  • Execute surface plasmon resonance (SPR) analysis for small molecules binding to protein and/or protein protein interactions.
  • Work both independently and as part of a team to ensure project team goals and deliverables are met.
  • Communicate effectively and present results in cross-functional team meetings
  • Trouble shoot and solve scientific problems with minimal supervision.
  • Be highly organized and have an ability to support several projects at the time.
  • Independently operate and maintain specialized SPR lab equipment.

Qualifications: B.S., M.S. or Ph. D. in Biophysics, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry or related discipline and +2 years of relevant experience in an industrial or academic lab. Prior experience with biophysical assay methods (especially SPR, and others such as ITC, DSF and MST). Must be a great team player with strong communication skills.

Pay ranges between $40-45/hr based on experience 
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