Randstad Research Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts
salary:$40 - $45.68 per hour
date posted:Friday, January 25, 2019
industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Use appropriate experimental procedures to conduct research on assigned vaccine projects.
Troubleshoot and optimize assays and implement solutions.
Communicate results of own work to supervisor/team and at group meetings.
location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $40.00 - 45.68 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
Perform routine scientific experiments independently
Perform sample testing using standard operating procedures routinely.
Make detailed observations, organize and analyze data, and interpret results in a clear and logical format (e.g., graphs, charts, summaries).
Identify problems with experiments and troubleshoot solutions with guidance from supervisor.
Perform immunological, virological, and molecular biology techniques in accordance with appropriate quality standards.
Prepare and handle samples, data, and equipment according to standard operating procedures.
Write and maintain accurate, complete, and timely data in laboratory notebooks.
Assemble and interpret own data for presentations.
Comply with Company safety practices and standard operating procedures.
Exhibit and promote Company`s Core Competencies.
Other duties as assigned.
BS Degree in Physical or Life Sciences and a minimum 2 years laboratory experience, or MS Degree in Physical or Life Sciences and 0-2 years laboratory experience.
Possess working knowledge in virology, molecular biology, and/or immunology.
Required to have significant practical experience in one of these three areas: (1) molecular methods, or (2) monoclonal antibody development, or (3) virology and immunology methods.
Ablility to work independently with medium supervision as well as collaboratively in team projects.
Experience working in a BSL-2 environment is preferred
Experience working in a GLP environment is preferred
Ability to optimize and implement scientific methods as they pertain to research goals.
Be well organized and detail oriented, eager to learn, interact cooperatively and effectively with others in a team environment, and consistently demonstrate reliability and responsibility.
Possess good oral and written communication skills.
Possess advanced word processing, data entry, data presentation and analysis computer skills.
Comply with institutional certifications and requirements for working with infectious agents in a BSL-2 environment.
Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.).
Typical laboratory bending, stooping, lifting requirements apply.
Lifting and moving supplies and equipment (up to 25 pounds).
Willingness to travel to internal and external training, project and collaborator meetings, including overnight trips (expected to be infrequent).
Requires ? 5% travel.
skills: Molecular Biology, GLP (Good Laboratory Practice), Immunoassays
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