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US-MA: Associate Scientist - Translational Biology

Date: 05-Jun-2012
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Associate Scientist - Translational Biology

* Identify drug resistant mutations using a variety of mutagenesis strategies

Generate, validate and implement target-related screening assays

* Independently plan experiments, analyze data and troubleshoot * Analyze, interpret and present data in the appropriate format * Actively liaise with other departments (i.e. pharmacology) to drive translational biology projects

* Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and regulatory guidelines governing commercial and scientific interactions with healthcare professionals, payers, advocacy and other business partners.

* Minimum 3 years of high quality lab experience * B.S. life sciences degree or equivalent * Direct experience in tissue culture, sh/siRNA, western blotting, stable cell line generation, proliferation/ signaling assays, PCR, vector construction and ELISAs * Experience in cell automation, microarrays, qPCR or next generation sequencing would be advantageous * Ability to independently analyze, interpret and troubleshoot experiments * Knowledge of the key signaling pathways implicated in oncology is preferred * A high level of self-motivation and independence combined with a strong desire to deliver high quality data * Strong written and oral communication skills

The ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team and in a fast-paced environment

* Strong commitment to business ethics * Understanding of, and experience with, regulatory framework applicable to interactions with HCPs, payers, advocacy and other business partners. Job Location

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