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Scientist - (Associate)

Company: Integrated Resources, Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
Position: Scientist - (Associate)Location: Cambridge, MADuration: 12+ Months Contract - -Job Responsibilities:This is an excellent opportunity to help make a difference using your bioanalytical experience to further develop key skills in metabolomics applied to drug discovery. The successful candidate will Product valuable exposure to a variety of biological projects, interacting with a cross-functional team at the Client Cambridge Exploratory Science site. In lab you will use a combination of manual and automated liquid dispensing approaches to process biological samples, extract metabolites from various biological matrixes: cell culture, tissues, and biofluids such as plasma/serum; acquire and analyze data generated on high resolution, accurate mass LC/MS and LC/MS/MS instruments. Working closely together with the team, interpret metabolomics data using various statistical and visualization tools, and summarize results to help with communication to additional stakeholders. You will need to ensure accurate and consistent data analysis, documenting in an ELN, assist with keeping the instruments running, follow laboratory and safety protocols, help with routine instrument maintenance, as well as writing/reporting will be part of daily activities. Training will be provided where needed.Qualification:We are seeking a contractor (for one year with possibility of extending to two years) with bioanalytical and wet bench laboratory experience, who is also familiar with and can support the team with data analysis. Minimum M.S. in a science related field: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Bioanalytical or related field with 3-5years of relevant experience A PhD degree with at least 1 year of experience in a bioanalytical role acquiring and analyzing metabolomics data. Familiar with using Agilent Mass Hunter software Is capable of operating one or more of the following LC/MS instruments: uHPLC/ Q-TOF, TOF and QQQ. Experience with GC/MS or Thermo Orbitrap is a plus Familiar with using both public and vendor supplied mass spectrometry software for processing, analyzing and annotating metabolomics data Some experience querying the published literature to help interpret mass spectrometry results Automated Liquid handling experience (such as Biomek FX) is a plus General molecular biology skills, cell culture and correct handling of organic solvent Follows Good Laboratory Practices and adheres to chemical and biological laboratory safety guidelines. -Preferred: Previous experience extracting small molecule metabolites from various biological matrixes Basic understanding of Statistics A background in biology and biochemistry Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Multi-task effectively and prioritize multiple projects under guidance Willingness to learn and adopt new experimental skills as needed Ability to analyze, interpret and summarize scientific results in a clear, concise, and accurate manner Experienced with using Microsoft Office. Familiarity with using GraphPad Prism, Spotfire and/or some programming skills (R or Python) is a plus Excellent verbal and written communication skills Personality You are self-driven/managed and motivated! You enProduct working on your own, however you do see the value of teamwork and are encouraged to ask questions; you have a passion to get the job done right. You are responsible, competent, and always fully engaged with what you do. You are proactive and adaptable. You are organized and can manage time effectively Resume red flag Drastic career changes, long gaps, Job hopping 1 year role, possibility of extension Onsite in Cambridge, MA#sczr2

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