Advocacy / Non-Profit, Life Science & Biopharmaceutical Companies, Research Facility
4 Year Degree
We seek a highly motivated research associate to join our R & D laboratory located in Lexington, MA. As a member of the drug discovery team, the successful candidate will report to the lead scientist of HTS, help with the implementation (i.e. development and validation) and execution of cell-based HT screening assays. The ideal candidate will have a strong background or interest in screening and drug discovery. He/she will be joining a result-driven, team-oriented, and interdisciplinary research environment. He/she will be expected to contribute to data generation, analysis, internal presentations and engage in communications/collaborations with a cross-functional team of scientists at the lab.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform laboratory experiments using standard techniques and equipment with minimal supervision.
Troubleshooting and Quality Control of experimental activities with oversight from the Scientist.
Perform related lab maintenance such as maintaining and cleaning equipment and ordering supplies.
Perform calculations to complete research test results; collates data; and performs analysis of lab results for discussion with supervisor.
Participate in group meetings for discussion of data and suggested next steps.
Maintain detailed records of the work carried out (electronic lab notebook).
Collate results in preparation for internal meetings.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
B.S. or M.S. in Life Sciences (No PhD).
Interests in laboratory automation and HTS.
Excellent attention to detail.
Excellent communication, collaboration, problem solving skills.
Detail-oriented and capable of multi-tasking in a dynamic team.
Solid work ethic, self-motivation, fast learner, and independent but team oriented.
Internal Number: 3446
About Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The CF Foundation is the world's leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and nearly every CF-specific drug available today was made possible with our financial support. We are a donor-funded, 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is fully accredited by the Better Business Bureau's (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance program.
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