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Research Associate I Research Associate I
Ref No.: 18-07250
Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
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 Sanofi 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.