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Molecular and Cell Biology Scientist

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Informatics / GIS
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
  • Conduct in vitro assays, including biochemical, traditional cell culture and cardiomyocyte functional assays
  • Use molecular & cellular biology and next generation sequencing technology to investigate mechanisms of drug-induced toxicity
  • Collaborate with investigative toxicologists to make safer medicines
  • Provide hands on support for NGS library prep and sequencing data generation
  • Validate new biomarkers for drug safety risk assessment

  • Master's degree in molecular biology, pharmacology, toxicology, or a related discipline; new PhD candidate is a plus
  • Experience with advanced cell culture approaches with cell lines, primary cells, and iPSC derived cells.
  • Cell and molecular biology skills including development of reporter assays, application of knock-out, knock-down technology, gene expression analysis, and biomarker assay development and validation. Experience with next generation sequencing and bioinformatics analysis is a plus.
  • Experience working in a matrixed team environment at a pharmaceutical company and/or CRO
  • Broad scientific knowledge including pharmacology, toxicology, pathology, physiology and biochemistry.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full time, working Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Cambridge, MA are encouraged to apply.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
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