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Scientist I
Ref No.: 18-01279
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/01/2018 to 04/30/2019
Company/Department: Translational Sciences Platform (Biochemistry and Bioanalytics group) in collaboration with Oncology Therapeutic Area.
Position: Scientist I.
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Duration: 12 months with a possibility of extension.

Duties
This position is for an enthusiastic scientist who will be involved in the discovery of Client cancer treatments.
Primary responsibilities include: - development and implementation of protein biomarker immunoassays for understanding the effects of Client therapeutics and their mechanism of action; - keeping careful records of the experiments.

Skills
Specific skills:
- strong experience in design, validation and implementation of protein immunoassays (ELISA, MSD, Luminex, Simoa, etc.) for analysis of biological specimens; - knowledge of protein characterization methods (gel electrophoresis, Simple Western); - experience in handling biological samples (tumors, blood); - good knowledge of scientific data analysis, graphing and curve fitting software (Excel, GraphPad Prism); - experience in protein biomarker research; - experience in oncology research is a plus.

General skills:
- strong organizational and analytical skills; - attention to details; - ability to write technical reports describing the experiments and their outcome; - strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; - ability to work in a team environment.

Education Master's degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular biology, or related disciplines with 3-5 years of experience or Bachelor's degree with 5-10 years of experience.