Research Associate


Andover, Massachusetts

20 days ago

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Job Description

Title : Research associate 
Duration : 36 months 
Location : Andover, MA, 01810

• Collaborate with immunogenicity team members to develop and establish a new version of an in vitro immunopeptidomics assay by advancing the sensitivity, robustness and throughput of an existing methodology
• Contribute to the new assay qualification design, execution, and establishment of quality control parameters
• Apply the qualified method to support ongoing biologic drug project immunogenicity analyses
• Maintain analytical mass spectrometry instrument performance, calibration, and troubleshooting as required

• Preparation of samples for mass spectrometry analysis
• Design of experiments in collaboration with colleagues
• Interpretation and documentation of experimental results
• Communication of experimental results to team members

• Client PDM Biomarkers and Biomeasures
• ClientPDM Immunogenicity Sciences

• BS/MS degree in biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, or related fields
• Recent graduate

• Biological sample preparation
• Operation of laboratory equipment
• Works well both independently and as part of a team. Collaborative skills and effective partnering skills in a matrix-environment
• Strong data organization, analysis, and communication skills

• Standard laboratory operations: standing, walking, sitting, light lifting. 

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