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Research Scientist - Human Assay - 17063

Boston, MA

Posted: 11/16/2022 Industry: Scientific and Life Sciences Job Number: 15059

Job Description

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Title: Research Scientist – Human Assay

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type

  • Duration: 12+ month contract, extensions possible
  • Pay rate: $45-$50/hr
  • Job Location: Boston, MA
  • Schedule: M-F, standard business hours, infrequent weekend rotation
  • Job#: bh15059


Research Scientist – Human Assay

In order to set expectations and to the extent permitted by applicable law, please note that if an applicant is hired for this position, the applicant will be required to prove that the applicant has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire, subject to any qualified religious or medical exemptions. Please note that the employer reserves its rights to mandate additional vaccine requirements at any time.


Position Description

Seeking a Research Scientist with experience in establishing and maintaining induce pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and iPSC-based disease models. The successful candidate should be highly self-motivated, have outstanding technical and communication skills, and be capable of working independently on the design and execution of experiments.?Above all, we are seeking a motivated and collaborative individual with a passion for stem cell biology and disease modeling who enjoys working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative team environment. 



  • Carry out complex laboratory work related to stem cell biology and disease modeling for the maintenance and differentiation of human iPSC-derived cultures using aseptic culture techniques.
  • Implement methods to query gene and protein expression by immunofluorescence/confocal microscopy, qRT-PCR, and/or Western Blotting.
  • Accurately and reliably execute protocols for cell model and assay development.
  • Maintain accurate and reliable records, including database management, notebooks, and all other pertinent documentation.? 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. with 0–3 years of experience with primary cell/iPSC culture and disease modeling.
  • Will consider M.S. with 2–4 years, or B.S. with 6+ years of related experience.
  • Industry experience is a significant plus.
  • Must have rigorous attention to detail and be able to adapt to a fast-paced environment.?
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Available to work some weekends, a few hours approx. once a month (rotation)



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