Associate Scientist II – Bioanalytical Sciences?**job details:**+ location:Cambridge, MA+ salary:$31.86 – $37.49 per hour+ date posted:Friday, January 29, 2021+ experience:3 Years+ job type:Contract+ industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services+ reference:34926**job description**Associate Scientist II – Bioanalytical Sciences?job summary:**As the world’s largest staffing and recruitment agency in the world, we can commit to find you the perfect role that gives you the opportunity to learn and grow in the life sciences arena. Utilizing a recruiter for your job search gives you access to a large network of top employers as well as detailed information about hundreds of positions. We supply prestigious life sciences and biopharma companies with job seekers like you to achieve their business goals. If you’re looking for a position where you can serve as an asset to your company while making a difference in others’ lives, we have the ideal position for you!**location: Cambridge, Massachusettsjob type: Contractsalary: $31.86 – 37.49 per hourwork hours: 9 to 5education: Bachelorsresponsibilities:The Bioanalytical Sciences group is seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist II to join our team to help advance novel RNAi therapeutic programs from discovery to the clinic. The Bioanalytical Associate Scientist II will be responsible for developing and implementing biologically relevant assays to support early through late-stage drug development programs using techniques such as RT-qPCR, ddPCR, and immunoprecipitation. They will execute assays and analyze results to evaluate PK, drug distribution, PD, and molecular biomarkers to advance RNAi therapeutic development. They will have strong interpersonal skills to work in a team environment, and to work with multiple investigative divisions to provide bioanalytical support. This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant team and interact with highly motivated scientists across a broad array of disciplinary expertise areas.+ Evaluate gene expression, drug concentration, or molecular PD biomarkers in biological matrices using techniques such as RT-qPCR, ddPCR, or immunoprecipitation.+ Conduct sample analysis studies to support all of our RNAi therapeutic development from early to late stages.+ Perform DNA and RNA extraction.+ Design RT-qPCR primers and probes for target sequences.+ Execute experiments and perform data analysis. Create draft documents and presentations. Maintain an accurate laboratory notebook.+ Investigate areas for automation to increase quality or efficiency.qualifications:+ A Master’s degree (1+ years of experience) or Bachelor’s degree (3+ years of experience) in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or relevant field.+ Hands on knowledge and technical skills to perform analytical methods such as qPCR and immunoprecipitation with subsequent data analysis.+ Previous experience working with oligonucleotides is strongly preferred.+ Familiar with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other analytical software (e.g. GraphPad Prism).+ Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.+ Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player.+ Understands concepts of PK, PD, and DMPK is preferred.+ Experience with biofluids (e.g. serum) is strongly preferred.+ A quick learner with proven ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.skills: MS-WORD, MS-EXCEL, MS-Powerpoint, Biology, ChemistryEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.Tracking



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