Cell Biology Research Associate

Position Details

  • Job Title: Cell Biology Research Associate
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Category: Immunology & Inflammation

Job Summary

The Cell Biology Research Associate will be a member of the newly established Immunology and Inflammation team responsible for supporting mechanism of action type studies from a pharmacological perspective. This position will be responsible for establishing reliable read outs of cellular function and biological pathway activity in both in vitro and in vivo/ex vivo samples. Candidates should be highly motivated and comfortable with multiple types of assays and read outs with extensive hands-on experience in cell biology research. 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

  • Development, validation, and execution of assays to test compound effects on biological pathways and cellular function
  • Maintenance of cell lines and primary cultures used in analysis
  • Post-hoc processing of in vivo / ex vivo tissues from animal studies
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced, cross-functional team
  • Clearly communicate experimental results and compile data into comprehensive reports in a timely fashion

Qualifications and Education Requirements

You must have:

  • A Masters degree or a Bachelor degree with 2+ years relevant research experience 
  • Experience imaging and analyzing reporter lines and/or immunohistochemistry in in vitro samples or animal tissues
  • Mastery of molecular biology techniques, functional assay and semi-high throughput assay development

Additional preferred experience includes:

  • Direct drug discovery experience a plus
  • Experience with metabolic assays a plus
  • Primary culture or explant culture experience preferred

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