Assistant Scientist


Boston, Massachusetts

4 days ago

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Assistant Scientist
Boston, Massachusetts

4 days ago

Job Description

Assistant Scientist
12 months
Boston, MA 02115

Education minimum requirement: 
• BS degree in molecular and cell biology or related disciplines such as immunology or biological engineering with 1-2+ years of wet lab experience in academia or industry. 

Preferred Experience and Skills: 
• Experience with genomic technologies in human cellular systems including RNAi and CRISPR 
• Extensive experience with mammalian cell culture using sterile techniques. 
• Experience with bulk RNA-seq or single cell sequencing library preparation 
• Demonstrated ability to perform accurate data analysis and carefully maintain a notebook record of lab activities. 
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including preparation of lab reports and presentations. Strong attention to detail. 
• This position requires 90% of time in the lab.

The responsibilities of the candidate include but are not limited to: 
• Assist in developing, executing, and troubleshooting new cell-based assays, protocols, and analysis methods. 
• Design and execute experiments, interpret data, and communicate results and findings clearly and concisely to teams and stakeholders 
• Support the characterization of PBMCs and iPSC-derived cell populations using immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, RNA-seq and other molecular biology techniques. 
• Collaborate across functional areas 

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Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $24.00/hr.