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Reference # : 18-02013 Title : Biologist III
Location : Worcester, MA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 12/26/2018 / 05/27/2019  
Description
The Global Protein Sciences (GPS) Group is seeking a highly motivated cellular & molecular biology scientist to join its Fc Receptors Biology Group at Client Bioresearch Center in Worcester and contribute to Client's Biologics research projects. This scientist will work independently as well as part of a team to construct plasmids, develop and maintain cell lines and perform cell-based assays. The successful candidate will demonstrate scientific excellence, a strong work ethic and dedication to team/project goals

Key responsibilities:
? Design constructs and other approaches for membrane protein expression
? Transfect cells and select stable cell lines
? Maintain cell line cultures
? Execute cell-based assays (colorimetry / flow cytometry)
? Read and apply relevant scientific literature to improve protocols
? Effectively organize and communicate research progress through oral presentations and written documentation
? Keep accurate, detailed and timely records of laboratory work.

Qualifications Required:
? BS & 5+ years of relevant experience; MS & 2+ years of relevant experience or a recent PhD with an Immunology background
? Experience with cell biology, cell-based assays, flow cytometry
? Experience with basic molecular biology
? Experience with CRISPR/Cas9 would be a plus
? Experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Graphpad, FlowJo
? Strong laboratory skills, effective documentation skills and the ability to present data clearly are necessary

Key Information:

What hours and days will this person work on a weekly basis? Monday to Friday / 9pm to 5pm

? What are the top 5 skills/requirements this person is required have?

o a. Required Skill 1: cell culture
o b. Required Skill 2: molecular biology
o c. Required Skill 3: cell based assay
o d. Required Skill 4: flow cytometry
o e. Required Skill 5: western blot

? What years of experience, education, and/or certification is required? BS 5+, MS 2+ pHD 0-2
? What is a nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification? CRISP/CAS9 Immunology fluorescent microscopy/ 2 photons / live cell imaging
? What is the environment that this person will be working in (i.e. group setting vs. individual role)? supervised individually, and potentially part of a group

Collins Consulting, Inc.
999 Plaza Drive, Suite 240
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 290-8775
A Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business


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