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Senior Associate Scientist

Tarrytown, NY 10591

Posted: 09/06/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 583883 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target Pay Rate: 40-45/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 
Job Summary:

We are seeking a motivated, detail-oriented Temporary Senior Associate Scientist to join client's Auditory research team. You will be involved in basic research studies designed to understand the biology behind various forms of hearing loss and impairment. 

In this role, a typical day may include:
  • Planning and performing in vitro and ex vivo experiments to address core questions of hearing biology, and carefully analyze and evaluate data.
  • Performing cell culture with immortalized cell lines, iPSC-derived cells and primary cultures, and cell-based assays (ICC, flow cytometry).
  • Planning, initiating, and completing molecular biology and biochemistry assays: molecular cloning, PCR, RT-qPCR, and WB.
  • Performing data analysis (ImageJ, FlowJo, Prism) and troubleshooting under minimal supervision.
  • Keeping up-to-date and well-organized records of experimental protocols and results.
  • Communicating and reporting experimental findings at group and departmental meetings.
  • Surveying current and relevant literature to expand scientific and technical knowledge and optimize and develop new assays.

This role may be for you if you:
  • Are a highly motivated and rigorous scientist.
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.
  • Possess strong organization and time management skills to advance multiple projects in parallel.
  • Exhibit excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate scientific rigor and pay attention to details

To be considered for this role, you must have a BS or MS in Biology, or related field with 2-5 plus years of relevant experience. We need someone with extensive tissue culture experience, capable of performing in vitro functional assays in various cell lines. A solid understanding of molecular biology and auditory sciences is advantageous. Experience in rodent handling and necropsy is very helpful. 
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