Biologist Research Associate

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Employer
Digital Prospectors
Location
Lexington, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 17, 2021
Ref
2135513960
Discipline
Forensics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Biologist Research Associate
Lexington, MA
Job Type: Contract
Recruiter: Steve Merriman (https://digitalprospectors.com/our-team/steve-merriman)
Phone: 603.637.4084
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Job Title: Biologist Research Associate
Location : Lexington, MA
Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week
** *Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance is desired.
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Our client's Biological and Chemical Technologies Group applies biological methods, approaches, and technologies to address critical biomedical, biodefense, and forensics needs in the defense, intelligence, and homeland protection communities. The Group is seeking an experienced, motivated Research Associate to design and execute research and development efforts that support our novel programs in cell biology, molecular biology, and bioengineering. has active programs in pathogen sensing, attribution of biological materials, synthetic biology and cellular engineering, and forensic DNA analysis. The position involves working both independently and in project teams alongside experts in molecular, cellular, and synthetic biology, immunology and bioinformatics to achieve project goals. This requisition is for laboratory support for the molecular and cell biology needs of these projects.
Required:
A Master's degree or Bachelor's degree + 5 years overall experience is required. Applicants should have hands-on experience in some or all of the following areas:
- Culture and maintenance of mammalian cells in standard and/or novel culture platforms.
- Protein purification (affinity chromatography, ion exchange, gel filtration) using either conventional or FPLC/HPLC methods, and protein analysis (SDS-PAGE).
- Immunological assays and methods (immunoblotting, ELISA, affinity purification)
- Fluorescence activated cell sorting and immunofluorescence
- Automated liquid handling
- Molecular biology, including DNA amplification, purification, cloning, and basic microbiology. Experience with CRISPR planning and assembly desired.
In addition, applicants should be comfortable with interpretation of results and formatting the output for reporting via presentation or publication.
Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!
The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!
Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.
ABOUT DIGITAL PROSPECTORS:
Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.
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