Randstad Research Associate - In Vivo Pharmacology in Billerica, Massachusetts

Research Associate - In Vivo Pharmacology

job details:

  • location:Billerica, MA

  • salary:$25 - $30 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, August 28, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:S_677812

  • questions:Adwoa.Sakyi@randstadusa.com800-645-5476

job description

Research Associate - In Vivo Pharmacology

Job Type: CONTRACT Research Associate - In Vivo Pharmacology

The successful candidate will be responsible for the hands-on execution of in vivo pharmacology studies that utilize mouse tumor models to study the anti-tumor activity of novel immuno-oncology agents. The successful individual will provide laboratory support for all experimental activities involved in the conduct of such studies including cell culture, implantation, dosing, tumor measurement as well as necropsy.

Responsibilities:

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

Conduct in vivo pharmacology studies using murine tumor models to enable assessment of PK/PD and efficacy of novel agents

Document all study results in the form of an electronic laboratory notebook reports

Follow and promote safety instructions and regulations according to Quality Management Standards.

Working hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:

PERSONAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Good oral and written communication skills

Team player with great interpersonal skills

Well-organized and self-directed; able to meet timelines

Willing to learn new lab research-related skills

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Experience with handling rodents (mice), able to prepare formulations, administer compounds via various routes (IV, PO, IP), and collect blood and tissue samples for analysis.

Experience with sterile tissue culture and basic lab techniques is desired

Qualifications:

EDUCATION

B.Sc or M.Sc in biological sciences

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