Biomarker Research Associate

Position Details

  • Job Title: Biomarker Research Associate
  • Location: New York
  • Job Category: Drug Discovery-Biology

Job Summary

The Biomarker Research Associate will be a member of a team charged with establishing a suite of biomarker assays to asses target engagement of investigational drugs in early clinical development. Candidates must be highly motivated with previous experience working in a regulated environment following established SOP’s. Successful candidates must be able to work effectively both in a collaborative setting and independently while possessing outstanding written, visual and oral communications skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Validating and executing established immunoassays for plasma clinical biomarker determinations
  • Operating in a GLP-like environment, including adherence to established SOP’s and meticulous documentation
  • Developing additional immunoassays using commercial or proprietary antibodies
  • Evaluating additional commercially available kits to measure a variety of biomarkers from various species

Qualifications and Education Requirements

You must have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Biology, Chemistry or a related field
  • Experience working in a regulated laboratory environment such as a GLP, GCP or CLIA certified lab
  • Experience with validation of clinical biomarker assays
  • Experience performing microplate-based immunoassays such as ELISA or Meso Scale

Additional preferred experience includes:

  • Experience working with plasma clinical biomarkers
  • Plasma sample preparation and biochemical techniques such as precipitation, solid phase extraction and immune precipitation
  • Antibody labeling
  • Knowledge of mass spectrometry-based biomarker analysis/proteomics

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