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Research Associate

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Type
13 Sep 2020

Title: Research Associate

Location: Cambridge, MA

Start date: ASAP


  • The role would focus on protein expression and purification.
  • The candidate will be responsible for supporting insect cell culture maintenance, protein expression, purification, and assay development.
  • Will be responsible for maintenance of an insect cell line.
  • Assist in experimental design and execution.
  • Expected to express recombinant proteins in an insect cell line.
  • May need to make buffers for purifications.
  • Run FPLC and other chromatography for purification.
  • Characterize purified proteins.
  • Document work in electronic laboratory notebook.
  • Write and revise SOPs.
  • Track supply uses and order supplies as needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or related field.
  • Candidates need basic laboratory skills, such as: pipette usage, SDS-PAGE, and western blots.
  • Familiarity with aseptic technique.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal presentations, are required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and GraphPad for figure generation.
  • Needs to be self-motivated with good time management skills.
  • Preference for a candidate with hands-on insect or mammalian cell culture experience.

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  • Job Reference: 173885513-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2020
  • Recruiter: System One
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent