Senior Researcher, Biology

Employer
Joule Staffing
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Energy, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Title: Senior Researcher, Biology
Location: Cambridge, MA
Start date: ASAP
Responsibilities:
  • We are seeking a motivated Senior Researcher with cell biology, biochemistry, and image analysis experience to join the Immunodementia Biology group at G2D2 in Cambridge, MA.
  • The selected candidate will join a team working to assess the effects of glial modulation on Alzheimer's disease pathophysiology.
  • Activities will involve a combination of in-vitro and in-vivo methods.
  • The successful candidate will contribute to the execution of in-vitro and ex-vivo cell based assays to support the validation of targets to treat Alzheimer's disease.
  • Primary responsibilities:
    • Work with Scientist to design, execute, and interpret experimental findings
    • Support in-vitro studies by participating in the development and execution of cell based assays
    • Support efforts to develop disease relevant cellular models using neurons and glia
    • Support in-vivo studies by participating in tissue dissociations and follow up biochemical and flow cytometry based assays
    • Communicate critical results and troubleshooting to the team
    • Maintain lab notebook and document data


Requirements:
  • MS in biological sciences or BS in biological sciences with 2-3 years relevant experience in academia or industry
  • Understanding of basic neurobiology
  • A combination of the following skills
    • Experience with mammalian cell culture
    • Experience with immunofluorescence staining of cells and tissues
    • Experience with high content imaging and analysis
    • Experience with flow cytometry
    • Experience with western blot or ELISA techniques
    • Experience with tissue dissociation and cell isolation methods
    • A willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies as needed
    • An ability to adapt and respond to changes in a fast paced, collaborative environment
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills


Joule, a System One division is a leader in specialized workforce solutions and integrated services. With more than 6,000 employees and roughly 50 offices throughout the U.S. we provide scientific, clinical, engineering, energy, IT, legal and administrative staffing services. For more than 40 years, we have delivered workforce solutions and integrated services to clients nationally.

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