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Research Associate I
Ref No.: 18-01322
Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 06/05/2018 to 12/05/2018
Job Title: Research Associate I
Duration: 6 Months - 1 year
Location: Framingham, MA
Job#: 8229828

Job Responsibilities/Department Description:

We are seeking a motivated full-time temporary (6 months - 1 year) employee to work as a member of our Cell Line Development (CLD) team within company Biopharmaceutics R&D. Research will focus on optimizing and streamlining innovative process methodologies used in generating recombinant CHO cell line platforms. Responsibilities will consist of performing CLD activities including molecular cloning (plasmid / vector construction), CHO cell culture (stable transfections, pool / clone generation) and flow cytometry. Additional responsibilities include performing good documentation practices, managing work assignments, analyzing and interpreting data and conducting necessary troubleshooting (consulting with supervisor as needed).

Basic Skills:
Experience with molecular biology techniques (e.g. molecular/vector cloning, DNA gel electrophoresis, plasmid preparations). Experience in mammalian/CHO cell culture practices.

Preferred Skills:
Experience in flow cytometry (FACS) techniques.

Education:
BS degree in Science with 1-3 years or MS degree in Science with 0-2 years of relevant experience.