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Associate Scientist II, Analytical Development, Bioassay

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Biogen

Location :
Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $81,000 – $110,000 a year34 minutes ago Qualifications – PCR – Immunoassays – Mammalian cell culture – Molecular biology – Bachelor’s degree Full Job Description Job Description The successful candidate will support development, improvement, qualification, execution, and troubleshooting of various biological assays for characterization of the AAV gene therapy and protein biologics. The scientist will also assist in implementation of new technologies. Responsibilities The individual will perform cell-based assays to measure viral vector infectivity, transgene expression, and functional potency with broad variety of readouts such as qPCR/ddPCR, MSD- or DELFIA-based immunoassays, ELISA, luminescence, high content imaging, FACS etc. He/she might also help support genome titer and process-related impurity assessment. Responsibilities include data analysis, report writing and reviewing, internal technical presentations. The scientist will also be involved in new technology evaluation and implementation. Qualifications Solid understanding of Cell and Molecular Biology Experience with mammalian cell culture and PCR is required Hands-on experience with bioassays in 96-well format and multichannel pipetting is strongly preferred Experience with AAV or lentiviruses is highly desirable Familiarity with statistical analysis for biological assays and automation is a plus Excellent laboratory, computer, documentation, and organization skills The ideal candidate is a fast learner with strong scientific curiosity, good interpersonal skills, and attention to detail. Education: Molecular/Cell Biology, Virology, or related Biological Sciences with 0-2 years of experience. itional Information The successful candidate will support development, improvement, qualification, execution, and troubleshooting of various biological assays for characterization of the AAV gene therapy and protein biologics. The scientist will also assist in implementation of new technologies. Show full job description Apply Now