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Senior Research Associate, Molecular Biology

Waltham, Massachusetts, US
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Sep 30, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Senior Research Associate, Molecular Biology

Location: Waltham, MA

HireMinds is partnered with an established biotech team in Waltham, MA that uses an RNA small molecule platform to develop drug candidates for a variety of diseases including neurological, immune, and cancer patients in need. You will bring your experience the lab to develop a variety of molecular and cellular assays and conduct studies in RNA biology focus. Come join an excellent team of peers and mentors in developing novel therapies for patients today!

You'll Be Responsible For:

• Conducting regular mammalian cell culture including cell line maintenance, and organization of cell banks.

• Hands-on expertise in Cell based assays including: reporter assays, proliferation, toxicity, transient/stable transfections.

• Ability to adhere to protocols for protein extraction, immunoblotting, RNA/DNA extraction from mammalian cell lines

• Helping with design and execution of RT-PCR and qPCR and gene sequencing protocols for gene expression and splice variant detection.

• Working with scientific team in the design and execution of RNAi and CRISPR genome editing experiments.

• Experience with advanced assays including Flow cytometry and/or microscopy.

• Working closely with management in the design, development, and execution of experiment protocols or suggest improvements.

• Recording all data and results in paper or electronic systems and have ability to analyze data findings.

You'll Bring With You:

• MS with 3+ years or BS with 5+ years of industry Biotech or Pharmaceutical experience in molecular or cellular biology (Sr. RA or Principal RA titles will be considered pending experience).

• Expertise with molecular biology will be relied upon.

• Experience in the cancer biology or RNA biology space is a huge plus.

• Exhibited career experiences with automated liquid handling instrumentation and high-throughput assays is desired.

• Ability to work under evolving demands and deadlines within collaborations to achieve the team's goals.
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