Laboratory Technician II (Pharma Scientific) (s640)

  • Contract Duration: 12+ months
  • Research & Development
  • Framingham, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search

Lenox Executive Search is seeking an experienced Laboratory Technician for a 12+ month contractual opportunity in the Global Discovery Pathology Dept of our leading global Pharmaceutical client. We seek a qualified individual to assist with the execution and analysis of microscopy-based cell and tissue assays aimed at understanding therapeutic targeting and mechanism of action. The candidate will work with a highly motivated cross-functional team of cell biologists, histologists, and pathologists to support a wide range of different therapeutic areas within the research organization.


-The candidate must possess an M.S. or B.S. degree and have 3+ years of laboratory experience in cell and molecular biology or a related field.

-Experience with cell culture, immunofluorescence (IF) staining, and general molecular biology techniques is required.

-Knowledge of general microscopy principles and experience with fluorescence microscopy, fluorescence and bright-field immunohistochemistry (IHC) will be highly beneficial.

-Hands on experience with automated IHC platforms and knowledge of digital image analysis will be a great advantage.

-Following consultation with their supervisor to understand project-relevant experimental objectives, the candidate will be responsible for experimental design and execution.


Daily responsibilities will include:

-Maintenance and preparation of cell cultures, IF staining of cultured cells and tissue sections, and preparation of labeled antibodies.

-Additional responsibilities involving fluorescence (wide field and confocal) and brightfield imaging, and digital image analysis may also be incorporated depending on the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and ability.

-After initial training to familiarize them with lab-specific processes, the candidate will be expected to conduct their work independently following consultation with their supervisor and other lab members with whom they may be working.

-The successful candidate will have excellent time management skills, record keeping and communication skills, and a willingness to learn new techniques.

-Will have the opportunity to present their work both within the department and at cross functional project meetings.

-Primary work schedule will consist of standard business hours, but experimental schedules may require additional off hours work. every other weekend, including holidays that falls on assigned shift.

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