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US-MA-Lexington: Scientist in Biotech

Date: 30-Aug-2011
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Scientist in Biotech

Hands on experience and proficiency with the use of analytical tools and biochemical techniques Experience in assay development, including immunoassays, enzyme assays, cell-based assays using techniques such as ELISA, MSD, SPR, and statistical analysis of the data Independent, self-motivated and yet a team player Strong track record in delivering high quality work and attention to details Ability to focus on activities linked to corporate and departmental scientific goals Excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask, and be flexible and adapt to business priorities Strong interpersonal skills Proficiency in technical writing and oral presentation Understanding of GLP requirements and experience in assay validation preferred. Experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is a plus. Familiarity with supporting preclinical and clinical studies and with PK/immunogenicity/PD concepts is also a plus Recommend specialized equipment (capital and other lab equipment) for assay development based on set budget and established time lines designated by department head Contribute specific experimental designs and test conditions based on knowledge gained through prior hands-on experience and/or review of relevant technical literature Recommend specific experimental reagents and vendors based on familiarity, preference, availability and price Internal: supervisor and colleagues. This person will coordinate his/her efforts with other members of the Preclinical/Nonclinical Development Department and of the Research Department, as well as with members of cross-functional teams External: vendors of specialized equipment used for experimentation; materials and reagents used for experimentation This position may involve limited domestic and/or international travel. Minimum Requirements The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, immunology or related field. He/She should have extensive hands-on experience with a variety of assay formats, technologies, and instrument platforms, and general knowledge of assay development and validation.

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