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

Duties:
The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary research and development team dedicated to small molecule drug discovery; independently conduct in vitro studies and be responsible for development and validation of a variety of biochemical and cell-based assays, following by iteratively testing compound potencies and characteristics.
The successful candidate is also expected to support HTS/MTS campaigns.
As an active member of high value project teams, candidate will work collaboratively with medicinal chemists, biologists, DMPK scientists, etc., presenting his/her results at team meetings and participating in decision-making discussions.
With an appropriate sense of urgency, the successful candidate will bring valuable experiences to address scientific questions and is expected to be open-minded to learning new skills and new ways to streamline workflows and drive priorities.

Skills:
BS with over 5 years or MS with 2-3 years of professional experience in developing in vitro assays in the biotech/pharmaceutical environment, or equivalent.
Experience with in MTS/HTS assay development and a strong background in cell biology, biochemistry and enzymology is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working on early-stage drug discovery project teams is highly desirable.
Experience with assay validation is a plus.
Strict attention to detail and excellent communication (oral & written) skills are required.
The candidate must be motivated to excel in both individual and team environments.
Associated topics: biopharma, clinical, dietetic, drug discovery, food, immunoassay, patient, pharmaceutical, pharmacology, therapeutic

* 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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