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Research Associate I

Company: Absorption Systems
Location: Medford
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Research Associate I

Job Description:

The Research Associate I will work as part of a team in a lab environment to complete client-driven projects.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • General laboratory tasks including buffer preparation, sample logging and handing, shipping samples to or for clients, equipment maintenance, lab maintenance, and ordering supplies
  • Sample analysis following established SOPs
  • Performing GLP/cGMP assays
  • Assist in the development and Validation of new assays.
  • Ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of all laboratory-related processes
  • Providing technical assistance to assigned research staff
  • Providing high-quality documentation of all lab-related activities, including, for example, assay batch record, sample inventory, etc.
  • Maintaining regular communication with scientists, study director, and other project staff
  • Adhering to all laboratory standards as defined in each written SOP

Job Qualifications and Requirements:

  • At least BS in a scientific field with 0-3 years of industry experience
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture, cell-based assay, FLOW, and ELISpot techniques is critical
  • Experience with ELISA, enzymatic assays, western blots, and Luminex techniques is desired
  • Experience with GLP and cGMP as well as assay development and validation is preferred
  • Must be detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and work as part of a team to complete projects
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work under supervision in a team environment.

Excellent computer skills are required and you must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel (formulas, graphs, and charts), and PowerPoint.

**Night and weekend availability may be required.**

  • ABOUT ABSORPTION SYSTEMS, a Pharmaron Company
  • Founded in 1996, we are the parent company of Absorption Systems and have facilities in Exton, PA; San Diego, CA; and Medford, MA to serve customers throughout the world. We assist pharmaceutical and medical device companies in identifying and overcoming absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, and toxicity (ADMET) barriers in the development of drugs, biologics, and medical devices. We go deep into each of those areas, offering in vitro, in situ, and in vivo models to assess the properties in question. Our mission is to continually develop innovative research tools that can be used to accurately predict human outcomes or to explain unanticipated human outcomes when they occur. Our CellPort Technologies platform, a suite of human cell-based test systems for drug transporter characterization, exemplifies our commitment to innovation and is soon to be an industry assay standard for in vitro drug interaction assessment.
  • Alongside our enthusiasm for science and research, we have a passion to see each and every one of our employees grow and succeed both personally and professionally. Our company is unique in the fact that there is freedom for autonomy to execute and the ability for each employee to grow in directions that align their individual aspirations with company growth. We care about our work community and offer a variety of benefits, allowing employees the opportunity to customize a benefits package that meets their personal needs.
  • We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this pharmaceutical and medical research job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
  • Absorption Systems is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Absorption Systems is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Absorption Systems, Medford , Research Associate I, Other , Medford, Massachusetts

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