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Biologist II

North Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Dec 8, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Full time
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Position: Biologist II

Locations: Cambridge MA

Contract: 6 months

Key Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with team members to design and execute in vivo experiments to support drug discovery efforts including target identification, target validation and efficacy of novel molecules
  • Developing new technologies and methods to understand disease pathophysiology and target biology
  • Responsible for implementation of in vivo studies and data collection as well as interpretation/analysis and presentation of results as needed

  • The candidate must have hands on experience conducting in vivo studies, and should be skilled in rodent handling, dosing (i.e. IP, SC, RO) and rodent necropsy techniques
  • Prior surgery experience highly preferred - experience doing stereotaxic surgery ideal
  • Experience working with transgenic models of neurodegenerative disease preferred, but not required
  • Ability to conduct studies under minimal supervision is required, with independent work expected on daily tasks and in-vivo assays
  • Strong organizational skills that enable multitasking and working within timelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to work across functions and across sites.

  • Comfortable working with live mice (animals)
  • In vivo lab experience (at least 1-2 years even at college lab level)
  • Surgical experience

  • BS in Neuroscience
  • Stereotaxic Surgery
  • Experimental Psychology

You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

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