We are seeking a talented individual to join our team as an Associate Scientist/Scientist, based in our Hopkinton, MA facility, supporting the Pharma Assay and Analytics group in the execution of R&D workflows.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Validate and Perform Cell-based and Enzyme-based assays and related procedures using manual and automated liquid handling equipment, including but not limited to:
o Enzyme Activity Analysis
o Cell-Based Assays
o Viral transduction Workflows (BL1/BL2)
o Quantitative PCR Analysis/ddPCR
o Radiometric Binding Analysis and Radioactive Assay Workflows
o High Content Cell Screening
o Flow Cytometry
o Cell Culture
o PAGE/Western Analysis
o Assist with development of new service offerings and introduction of new equipment and/or techniques.
BS or MS in Biochemistry or related field with 1-5 year's work experience
Radioactive assay workflows in the context of kinetic parameter determinations desired.
Plate-Based, manual liquid handling experience required, automation experience preferred
Cell culture/handling experience required and familiarity with High Content Analysis methods and experimental design preferred.
Competence in using Microsoft Excel/Statistics software for data analysis and competence in data analysis methodology
Attention to detail and ability to solve problems/troubleshoot
Ability to work in a fast-paced, matrix environment without compromising quality and /or timelines.
Work is performed in an office and laboratory environment. May be exposed to biological and chemical hazards. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 30lbs. Must be able to work while wearing personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, gloves, and lab coats deemed necessary to protect testing and to protect employees. Work is to be performed on site.
This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities. The employer reserves the right to revise key functions of this position at any time.
LakePharma is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.