Cancer Research Scientist : Biology Expert

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Billerica, Massachusetts, US
May 01, 2021
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Client: Pharmaceutical

Role: Cancer Research Scientist : Biology Expert

Location: Billerica, MA 01821

Duration: 12 months (high possible extension)


Your role:
  • We have an opening for a Cancer Research Scientist to join our Exploratory Cancer Research group in Billerica, MA.
  • The successful candidate will conduct cell-based and molecular biology assays to better understand the mechanism of action for several drug candidates in preclinical development.
  • This laboratory-based position offers the opportunity for a talented scientist to work at the forefront of cancer research within a research-based drug discovery company.
  • In this role, the candidate is expected to develop and conduct cellular and molecular assays, such as cell signaling assays, cell proliferation assays and a variety of biomarker assays.
  • This is a temporary full-time position for one year.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or a related scientific discipline.
  • 1+ year experience in aseptic techniques in handling mammalian cultures or cancer cell lines.
  • Experience with a variety of standard molecular and cell biological techniques such as western blotting, ELISA, qRT-PCR and cell proliferation assays.
  • Ability to prepare or assist in the development of experimental procedures, protocols and SOPs.
  • Ability to execute experiments and scientific tasks with independence, curiosity and scientific rigor. Strong sense of responsibility and ownership of experiments and results.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and GraphPad PRISM to allow documentation of experimental procedures and results in an Electronic Lab Notebook.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Good communication skills and the ability to interact effectively in a team-oriented research environment are a must.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or a related scientific discipline.
  • 1+ years' experience in cancer research in a biotech or pharmaceutical company is preferred.
  • Experience with apoptosis assays and gene-editing techniques (RNAi, CRISPR) is beneficial.
  • Experience with cell microscopy, Incucyte live cell imaging or other high content cell image analysis instrumentation is beneficial.

Kindest Regards,
Avinash Sharma
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Experis CORE+
100 Manpower Place | Milwaukee, WI 53212
Email ID:
Desk # - 414-666-8462 Ext - 7155

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