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Research Associate II - Toxicology

  • Location: Boston
  • Salary: US$30 - US$34.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Amber Mitchell
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Expiry Date: 25 June 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -042022-469532

A leading Pharmaceuticals company located Boston, MA are looking to hire a Research Associate II to join their team. This individual will join a team of toxicologists and safety pharmacologists working to design human and preclinical animal in vitro models to support prioritization and de-risking of novel therapeutic agents throughout the drug discovery and development process. This is an initial 6 month contract role, with possibility to extend or convert to permanent. This opportunity is paying a highly competitive rate with additional eligibility for overtime.

Pay rate: $30-34/hr.

Key Responsibilities:

· Maintain cell lines and perform weekly cytotoxicity and mitotoxicity assays

· Contribute to the development and implementation of in vitro assays to support the selection and de-risking of potential drug candidates through close interactions with discovery toxicologists, medicinal chemists, and research functions

Minimal Requirements:

· The qualified candidate will have a BS or MS degree with 2+ years relevant work experience, and relevant experience in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or a related discipline

· Strong technical understanding of general laboratory techniques

· Extensive experience in cell culture and sterile techniques is required

· Experience with flow cytometry and genotoxicity assays desirable, but not required.

Please apply with your most up to date resume to be considered.