Biologist II

Worcester County, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
May 29, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
To discuss more about this job opportunity, please reach out to Chitrank Rastogi (LinkedIn URL -, email your updated resume at or give me a call at (425) 214-0831. Thank you!

Job description:

•We are seeking motivated and creative individuals with a background in molecular and cellular biology to join our Biologics Discovery group Bioresearch Center in Worcester, MA.
•As part of this group, the successful candidate will contribute to ongoing efforts in Neuroscience , Immunology and other Biologics Projects.
•The chosen candidate will perform essential bench molecular and cellular biology experiments to help with assay development and drug screening and characterization.
•The ideal candidate will have direct experience with cell culture, molecular biology, and assays such as ELISA, FACS, IP, Western Blot, cell-based assays.
•The successful candidate will make use of problem solving, critical thinking, and effective written and oral presentation skills in a highly matrixed team environment.
•Candidates must have meticulous work habits and excellent record keeping and organizational skills.
•Independently generate precise, reliable and reproducible data in a timely manner.
•Demonstrate experimental precision and strong data interpretation skills and should possess understanding of core discipline.

Key Responsibilities:

•Design workflow, procedures and experiments in consultation with supervisor.
•Characterize antibodies by cell-based assays, ELISA, IP, Co-IP, Western Blot, and FACS.
•Maintain cell cultures including cell lines and primary cells.
•Maintain accurate and timely records of research and project activity in electronic notebook
•Perform routine tasks competently and independently and generate reliable and consistent results.
•Analyze and critique results, noting significant deviations; communicate the results clearly and timely with supervisor and team members
•Learn and understand new experimental techniques.
•Demonstrate skills in multiple techniques and appropriately modify protocols, as required, to suit the changing needs of research or development sciences.
•Impact projects predominantly through lab-based activities.
•Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug and radioactive compounds, GxP compliance, and animal care where applicable.


•Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD's Degree with typically 3-5+ (BS) or 1-2+ (MS), or 0-1+ (PhD) years' of experience
•Theoretical and practical knowledge to carry out job function
•Experienced in mammalian cell culture, cell-based assays such as reporter gene-based assays, immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, and biochemical assays such as ELISA, immunoprecipitation and Western Blotting.
•Experience in protein purification is a plus.
•Strong communication and organization skills, especially the ability to work across multiple scientific disciplines and functions
•Ability to perform productively and efficiently within a dynamic work environment.
•Knowledge and experience in biologics drug discovery is a plus.

Biology ,Biological Sciences ,Molecular Biology ,Cellular Biology,cell culture,mammalian cell culture, cell-based assays,ELISA,Western Blotting,protein purification,drug discovery,Biotech ,Biotechnology

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