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Toxicology Research Associate

Boston, MA 02210

Posted: 07/26/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 579274 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Job Description

Seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join our In Vitro Toxicology team located in Boston, MA. This individual will join a team of toxicologists and safety pharmacologists working to design human and preclinical animal in vitro models to support prioritization and de-risking of novel therapeutic agents throughout the drug discovery and development process. The ideal candidate will have a strong scientific background in flow cytometry based in-vitro genotoxicity assay such as and the culture and maintenance of cells to support this work. Proficiency in various molecular and cellular technical skills is required. The applicant must be a demonstrated team player, adaptable to changing needs and able to work closely and responsively within their team. This position will work closely with stakeholders from several functional areas including toxicology, chemistry, DMPK, and research. Excellent communication and people skills are required.

Key Responsibilities:

· Conduct flow cytometry base in-vitro genotoxicity assays and establish a working protocol

· Contribute to the development and implementation of in vitro assays to support the selection and de-risking of potential drug candidates through close interactions with discovery toxicologists, medicinal chemists, and research functions

· Conduct and report results from the tiered strategy toxicological profiling experiments

Minimal Requirements:

· The qualified candidate will have a BS or MS degree with 2+ years relevant work experience, and relevant experience in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or a related discipline

· Strong technical understanding of general laboratory techniques

· Extensive experience in cell culture and sterile techniques is required

· Experience with Flow Cytometry preferred

· Excellent multi-tasking skills, attention to detail and ability to work independently are required

· Flexible schedule, including willingness to work intermittent weekends, is required

· Maintains accurate and reliable record keeping including database management, notebooks, and all other pertinent documentation.

· A desire to be part of a highly innovative company aimed at transforming the lives of people with serious diseases, their families and society

Target pay: 30-34/hr
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