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Scientist, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Scientist, Biochemistry & Biophysics Job Scope & Purpose: Our Cambridge based client is in search of a skilled scientist in assay development to join their growing team. Biochemical and biophysical assay development is required for this role, as well as specific experience in fluorescence based/proximity based assay techniques. Please apply or reach out to learn more about this opportunity! Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop biochemical and biophysical assays for characterizing protein-compound interaction.
  • Profile compounds using biochemical and biophysical assays to support careening, hit validation, and medicinal chemistry efforts.
  • Keep detailed laboratory notebooks, analyze and interpret data, prepare summaries in a clear and precise manner.
  • Present and discuss results with the research team and the external research community; work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of talented scientists. Primary Job Requirements:
    • Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics or related (biotech/pharma setting preferred); or B.S./M.S. with 10+ years of industry experience.
    • In depth knowledge of the drug discovery process, with experience in implementing hit identification strategies through candidate selection.
    • Demonstrated ability to implement new techniques, independently analyze and interpret experimental data, lead or participate in productive discussion with peers, and conduct multiple laboratory tasks efficiently.
    • Proven ability to work under limited supervision to assess assay performance and optimize assay protocol are required.
    • Experience with fluorescence-based or proximity-based assay techniques (e.g. TR-FRET, FP, AlphaLISA/AlphaScreen) and label-free technologies (e.g. BLI, SPR) is a plus.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a collaborative cross-functional team environment, self-motivated but team player.
    • Embodies strong values; exhibits high degree of integrity and professionalism when interacting with outside investigators and vendors.
    • Entrepreneurial and enjoys working in a fast-paced, creative and resourceful small company environment. About Stratacuity: Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent. PROVEN SCIENTIFIC PLACEMENT--- Stratacuity is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stratacuity will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact us.

      Code: DiscDevtEEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or . - provided by Dice

Keywords: Apex Systems, Cambridge , Scientist, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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