Biologist I

Employer
Kyyba Inc
Location
North Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 1, 2021
Biologist I

Cambridge, MA 02139

06+ Months contract on w2

Job Summary:

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Transformational and Translational Immunology Discovery (TTID) and Genomics Research Center (GRC) team members to design and execute in vitro cell biology and mechanism of action experiments to advance target identification and validation efforts in immunology and fibrosis.
    Perform mammalian cell culture of primary and transformed cells.
    Perform qPCR analysis, flow cytometry, and Western Blotting analysis.
    Perform cell-based assay with human primary cells and human cell lines (AlphaLISA, ELISA, HTRF, proliferation assays).
    Utilize technical knowledge and experience to effectively troubleshoot and optimize assays.
    Maintaining laboratory notebooks to the required company standard.
    Communicating results to internal meetings.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and delivery results in a timely manner.
    Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross functional teams.
    Extensive cell biology experience, proficiency in working with human primary cells and immortalized cell lines.
    Demonstrated knowledge and experience of key cell biology assays and techniques. (Flow cytometry, Immunofluorescence imaging, AlphaLISA, ELISA, endpoint analysis, HTRF).
    Genetic manipulation of human cells using shRNA/siRNA/CRISPR tools.
    Proficiency in molecular biology skills such as qPCR analysis, flow cytometry, and Western Blotting analysis.
    Trouble-shooter able to adapt ideas and experiments to achieve key project objectives and adhere to timelines.
    Excellent communication of complex scientific ideas (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    Strong organizational skills required, in particular good time management skills.
    Inclusive, open-minded, collaborative, and forward-thinking.

    Desired:
  • Background in cell biology of inflammation or fibrosis.
    Excellent oral and written communication, analytical, and computer skills.

Qualification:
  • BS degree and above from academia/industry in a biology relevant scientific discipline with at least 1-2 years of laboratory experience.


About Kyyba:

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, Kyyba has a global presence delivering high-quality resources and top-notch recruiting services, enabling businesses to effectively respond to organizational changes and technological advances.

At Kyyba, the overall well-being of our employees and their families is important to us. We are proud of our work culture which embodies our core values; incorporating value, passion, excellence, empowerment, and happiness, creates a vibrant and productive atmosphere. We empower our employees with the resources, incentives, and flexibility that they need to support a healthy, balanced, and fulfilling career by providing many valuable benefits and a balanced compensation structure combined with career development.

Job Requirements:

Biologist I

Cambridge, MA 02139

06+ Months contract on w2

Job Summary:

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Transformational and Translational Immunology Discovery (TTID) and Genomics Research Center (GRC) team members to design and execute in vitro cell biology and mechanism of action experiments to advance target identification and validation efforts in immunology and fibrosis.
    Perform mammalian cell culture of primary and transformed cells.
    Perform qPCR analysis, flow cytometry, and Western Blotting analysis.
    Perform cell-based assay with human primary cells and human cell lines (AlphaLISA, ELISA, HTRF, proliferation assays).
    Utilize technical knowledge and experience to effectively troubleshoot and optimize assays.
    Maintaining laboratory notebooks to the required company standard.
    Communicating results to internal meetings.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and delivery results in a timely manner.
    Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross functional teams.
    Extensive cell biology experience, proficiency in working with human primary cells and immortalized cell lines.
    Demonstrated knowledge and experience of key cell biology assays and techniques. (Flow cytometry, Immunofluorescence imaging, AlphaLISA, ELISA, endpoint analysis, HTRF).
    Genetic manipulation of human cells using shRNA/siRNA/CRISPR tools.
    Proficiency in molecular biology skills such as qPCR analysis, flow cytometry, and Western Blotting analysis.
    Trouble-shooter able to adapt ideas and experiments to achieve key project objectives and adhere to timelines.
    Excellent communication of complex scientific ideas (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    Strong organizational skills required, in particular good time management skills.
    Inclusive, open-minded, collaborative, and forward-thinking.

    Desired:
  • Background in cell biology of inflammation or fibrosis.
    Excellent oral and written communication, analytical, and computer skills.

Qualification:
  • BS degree and above from academia/industry in a biology relevant scientific discipline with at least 1-2 years of laboratory experience.


About Kyyba:

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, Kyyba has a global presence delivering high-quality resources and top-notch recruiting services, enabling businesses to effectively respond to organizational changes and technological advances.

At Kyyba, the overall well-being of our employees and their families is important to us. We are proud of our work culture which embodies our core values; incorporating value, passion, excellence, empowerment, and happiness, creates a vibrant and productive atmosphere. We empower our employees with the resources, incentives, and flexibility that they need to support a healthy, balanced, and fulfilling career by providing many valuable benefits and a balanced compensation structure combined with career development.

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