Job Description

Associate Research Scientist
Job Number: 20-09025
 
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Associate Research Scientist for our client in Cambridge, MA. 
 

Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Position Overview:
  • Client R&D is a science-driven, passionate organization determined to Client, develop and deliver medicines that have the potential to transform the lives of patients and establish new standards of care in areas of high unmet need.
  • Patients needs and scientific discovery are our driving force.
  • The new Client research site in Cambridges Kendall Square will position our scientific team in the heart of a vibrant ecosystem of world-class science, innovation and business opportunities.
  • Our scientists will focus on Client targets and pathways for tumors that are refractory to current Immuno-Oncology therapies.
  • These are significant challenges that will require innovative solutions from the biopharma, biotech and academic communities.
 
Responsibilities:
  • We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic associate to join our Histology/IHC team in the Translational Medicine group.
  • This contract position will involve handling highly valuable clinical specimens from our external collaborators as well as tracking tissue blocks/slides in a laboratory inventory management system (LIMS).
  • The candidate will be aiding in organizing and labeling blocks and slides as they are sent to or received by CROs and collaborators.
  • Another task will involve digitally scanning stained slides, and organizing resulting images in our current database.
  • The ideal candidate would have experience and/or knowledge in any of these methods and techniques:
  • Basic knowledge of Biology, some knowledge of basic histological techniques a plus
  • Safe handling of hazardous solutions and solvents
  • Sample tracking software tools (LIMS)
  • Ordering reagents/lab necessities through the Client Ariba system
  • This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for an entry-level scientist to gain valuable experience and insight in the immuno-oncology/histology space and will work closely with top scientists and engineers in their field.
 
Qualifications:
  • BS/MS in Biology, Molecular Biology or related field with 0-2 years of laboratory experience
  • A self-starter, who is/can become technically proficient in a diverse set of techniques and assays with a focus on quality and speed, and will meticulously follow internal SOPs
  • Must be highly adaptive to changing timelines and goals
  • Must be an excellent multitasker with an ability to be level-headed in a fast paced lab setting
  • Team-oriented and comfortable working in a highly dynamic matrix environment
  • Good basic lab skills required (pipetting, balances, etc.)
  • Advanced skills in Excel and statistical/visualization software is a plus
  • Prior experience working with patient samples (i.e. FFPE tissue, Fresh Frozen tissue) or working in a CLIA/GCLP environment is a plus
  • Must be comfortable and able to work with human derived samples and potentially biohazardous/infectious material, as well as various chemicals and solvents and melted paraffin.
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
John Bayog
John.Bayog@eclaro.com
6466952925
John Bayog | LinkedIn
 
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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