Scientist AFP

Location: Cambridge, MA
Date Posted: 11-02-2017
Day to Day Responsibilities:            
Perform test methods for assay development projects, including but not limited to: ELISA, plaque assay, TCID50, and receptor-ligand binding assays. Perform routine mammalian cell culture. Perform method development for both established and new tests, as guided by BRAC senior scientist Perform test method qualification. Troubleshoot equipment and analytical methods.
 
Summary:
To perform experiments, organize data and analyze results under minimal supervision. With minimal supervision, plans, conducts or monitors experiments, records and organizes data, analyses results, generates robust and reliable data and/or Ensures that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations.
 
Responsibilities include:
Monitors or follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision. Plans, monitors or conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data. Effectively transfers experimental methods from literature to the lab and makes modifications as necessary. Communicates data and interpretation to work group. Knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment. Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety. Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments;
 
Skills:
  • Degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry
  • Experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment

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