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Wakefield, Massachusetts, United States
6 days ago
Wakefield, Massachusetts, United States
6 days ago


Position Summary:

The primary responsibilities of the Research Associate will be to develop and perform in vitro and ex vivo cellular and/or biochemical assays and expand company’s assay capabilities in immunology, immuno-oncology and oncology. In addition, the incumbent will assist and support in vivo pharmacological studies using animal models, including establishing and characterizing existing and new animal models.

Position responsibilities:

  • This hands-on position requires scientific training and laboratory skills in one or multiple areas of immunology, immuno-oncology, oncology, cell biology, and molecular biology.
  • The incumbent will develop, perform, interpret, and troubleshoot a broad range of in vitro assays including immune cell profiling, cytokine profiling, functional assays using primary cells, as well as cytotoxicity/apoptosis assays using primary and/or cultured cells.
  • He/she will innovate and expand our assay portfolio by identifying, evaluating, and implementing new assay technologies through literature research, academic collaborations, and adaptation from other groups within the company.
  • He/she is also expected to effectively present both internally at team and departmental meetings and externally to collaborators and scientific communities.


  • M.S. with over 3 years’ or BA/BS with over 5 years’ academic or industry experience in immunology, immuno-oncology or oncology, or other related disciplines.
  • Experience in cell biology, biochemistry, and/or molecular biology, in particular assay development and execution, is required. This includes cell-based assays, tissue culture, biochemical assay technologies, and protein and RNA expression analysis.
  • Experience in primary immune cell-based assays is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in flow cytometry (FACS) analysis is preferred.
  • Experience with cell proliferation and killing assays, using a variety plate-reader-based and/or flow-based methodologies is desired.
  • Experience with small animal handling, drug administration, blood and tissue collection is preferred.
  • Collaborative team player. Be flexible and prioritize tasks based on team and company goals.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels, within teams, with internal and external collaborators. Strong organizational skills. Maintain research data and records with highest integrity. Ability to multitask in fast-paced environment.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57916101
  • Location:
    Wakefield, Massachusetts, United States
  • Position Title: in vitro Pharmacology Research Associate
  • Company Name: Biocytogen
  • Job Function: Immunology,
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: None
  • Required Travel: None

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