• tech observer
  • $94,360.00 -141,170.00/year*
  • Worcester , MA
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 2 Hampden St

Long-term Contract Opportunity for a Scientist III with a Master's Degree and 5+ years of relevant experience OR a PhD Degree with 3+ years of relevant experience

IDEAL Candidate will have:
Skills in GMP, ICP, Small Molecule Drug Discovery, MTS / HTS Assay Development
Strong background in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Enzymology
MOA is a plus and not required

Responsibilities and Duties:
We are looking for a self-motivated, result oriented scientist with a strong work ethic to participate in the discovery and development of small molecule therapies
The person will be involved in the design, development and validation of a variety of biochemical and cell based assays ; be a part of multidisciplinary drug discovery team; collaborate with representatives from Med. Chemistry, DMPK and Pharmacology departments in the project team setting.
The successful candidate is expected to have wide expertise in biochemistry, enzymology, cell biology and specifically in assay development , to support HTS campaigns following by iteratively compounds testing; to be fluent with new technologies and willing to learn new skills to improve productivity and effectively support the projects.

Qualifications and Skills:
Candidate must have a Master's Degree with 5+ years of relevant experience OR a PhD Degree with 3+ years of relevant experience

Skills:
Experience with in MTS/HTS assay development and a strong background in cell biology, biochemistry and enzymology is required,
Familiarity with small molecule drug discovery is essential.
Experience with MOA studies is a plus.
Expertise in gene editing is a plus.
Experience working on early-stage drug discovery project teams is highly desirable.
Associated topics: histologist, histotechnologist, industrial hygienist, medical, microbiology, nutritionist, pharmaceutical, protein, therapy, vaccine

* 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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