Laboratory Technician II (s885)

  • Contract Duration: 6++ months
  • Research & Development
  • Cambridge, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search

Description:

Contract – Cambridge, MA

Summary:

Using proprietary technology, mRNA or DNA is delivered directly to immune cells to retarget or alter their behavior. The Molecular Biology/Immunology candidate will work hands-on in the lab testing, isolating primary immune cells and applying FACS and ELISA based read outs. Isolate mouse organs and process for flow analysis. The ability to learn quickly, work on multiple assignments, and effectively document scientific data are key components of the role.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute in vitro assays, such as isolate primary immune cells and perform transfection and cytox assay (CAR-T based cytox assay)
  • Manage cell lines in culture, including routine passaging of cells and maintenance of research cell banks
  • Isolate primary immune cells from Whole blood or leuckopaks.
  • Process mice organs to process for flow cytometry
  • Proficient at multi-color flow cytometry
  • Communicate results to team members and participate in meetings
  • Execute and carefully document experiments using an electronic laboratory notebook system
  • Write and follow detailed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Maintain laboratory equipment as needed
  • Perform duties according to applicable safety procedures
  • Perform additional tasks to support research and development as the scope of the job changes as necessitated by the growth of the company

Skills:

  • Strong technical/analytical skills to identify and solve problems
  • Proven ability to work with a high level of integrity, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills to maintain a high level of productivity to complete assignments on-time cytometry
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for effectively interfacing with all members of the company
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and results-oriented
  • Entrepreneurial, enjoys working in a fast-paced, small-company environment

Job Requirements:

  • BS/MS/Ph.D. in biology, immunology, bioengineering, or biochemistry related
  • Ability to work hands-on with various chemicals and laboratory equipment
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