• Beacon Hill Staffing Group - Pharma
  • $102,855.00 -169,240.00/year*
  • Worcester , MA
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 2 Hampden St

Mammalian Biologist

Our client north of Boston is seeking a full-time Mammalian Biologist to carry out in-vivo and ex vivo assays in human cells. You will use the latest molecular biology, protein biochemistry, and -omics analysis techniques. The ideal candidate is obsessed with the question of how to best in developing various cell-based assays. This is a unique opportunity to work at a nimble, forward-thinking microbiome startup and help build the foundation for microbiome as therapeutics.
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Job responsibilities:
Design, plan, execute and analyze complex in vivo and ex vivo assays to evaluate inflammatory pathways in human systems and mouse models
Use established techniques and develop new methods to culture mammalian cells ex vivo
Review current literature and contribute novel ideas to guide the pre-clinical development of novel microbiome-based products
Document work in notebooks and technical reports
Prepare presentations for internal meetings
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Candidate Must:
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
Contribute effectively in a cross-functional role and serve as a subject-matter expert
Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team consisting of a diverse group of science professionals
Work well within a fast-paced, dynamic, and team-oriented start-up environment
Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated skills in laboratory techniques
Knowledge of safe laboratory practices, including the proper procedures in handling chemicals and samples
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Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Microbiology or Cell Biology required
Ideally 2 to 5 years of hands-on post-doc experience
Strong background in mammalian cell line and in-vivo and ex vivo assays
Skilled in ex vivo and in-vitro assays involving cell culture systems, cytokine profiling, Western Blot, qPCR, and Imaging
Experience in small animal handling preferred
Additional experience with molecular biology techniques such as DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, and mammalian cell transfection/transduction strongly preferred
Associated topics: bioengineering, bioinformatic, biological engineer, biomechanics, biosynthetic, enzyme, fermentation, genetic, metabolic, neurodegenerative

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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