Randstad Research Scientist in Worcester, Massachusetts

Research Scientist

job details:

  • location:Worcester, MA

  • salary:$20 - $23.92 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, October 12, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:26755

job description

Research Scientist

Job Title: Associate Scientist I

Position Description

  • We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated ligand binding assay Associate Scientist to join the DMPK-BA department at Company Bioresearch Center.

  • The LBA Bioanalytical group at ABC DMPK conducts quantitative bioanalysis assay of large molecule therapeutics like mAb, ADC, fusion protein and bi-specifics for PK, PD and TK studies using ligand binding assays to support drug discovery and early development efforts.

  • The main responsibilities of the Associate Scientist I include: Sample analysis using ligand binding assay, generate high quality bioanalytical data enable data summary and PK analysis. Sample and reagent management using electronic tools including LIMS.

Position Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute experiments based bioanalytical protocol and in vivo study design.

  • Analyze pre-clinical in vivo samples based on operational schedule.

  • Qualify ligand binding assay based on BA protocol, interpret result and make decision on assay readiness.

  • Data archiving in ELN and LIMS.

  • Effectively communicate experimental plan, and results orally and in writing. Contribute to technical report writing.

  • Sample management in LIMS.

  • Write, and update experimental protocols and procedures with supervision.

  • Initiate, design, interpret, troubleshoot operational assay independently and efficiently.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in biology, chemistry or pharmacology.

  • 0-2 years of pharmaceutical, biotechnology industry experience.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to operate and maintain laboratory equipment with independence.

  • Experience in automated ligand binding workflow is highly desirable.

  • Experience in data driven troubleshooting ligand binding assay is highly desirable.

  • Proven problem solving ability.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to draft technical reports.

  • Proficiency with computers and data analysis software including Excel and LIMS

  • Ability and willingness to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 401K Plan with Company Match

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

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