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Research and Development Associate I

Cambridge, MA 02142

Posted: 09/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 579398 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

This is a fully on-site role (lab-based)
Direct responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Utilization of AAV vector characterization assays such as genome titer by ddPCR, genome integrity assay, empty/full particle assay, endotoxin assay, and cell-based assays to support gene therapy programs and technology development
  • Support animal tissue processing and nucleic acid extraction, perform PCR-based bioanalytical methods
  • Establish SOPs and adapt new protocols from literature
  • Maintain electronic laboratory notebook
  • Sample submission and result management

  • 1+ years of experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry/post-bachelors research
  • Hands-on experience with molecular biology techniques (qPCR, ddPCR, DNA gel electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, WB, ELISA, etc.)
  • Ability to independently execute and analyze in vitro molecular biology experiments
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to productively collaborate in cross-functional and matrixed teams

  • Previous experience with mammalian cell culture and cell-based assays
  • Previous experience working with AAV or other gene therapy vectors

Education: BS in scientific field (biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, etc.)

25-32 pay rate range
**salary will be commensurate with experience**

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