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System One Sr. Research Associate - Analytical Testing in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Title: Sr. Research Associate - Analytical Testing

Location: Cambridge, MA. area

Start Date: ASAP!

Duration: Minimum 12 month contract (possible contract-to-hire)

Hours: Mon-Fri; 8am-4pm (could be flexible to 7am-3pm or 9am-5pm)

Degree/Experience/"Must Haves":

  • BS in biology, chemistry or relevant field

  • 2+ years industry experience; 1+ years industry exp. with an emphasis on analytical testing or analytical development

  • Strong hands-on exp. with analytical techniques, such as QPCR, PCR, SDS-PAGE, Western blotting and ELISA

  • Exp. with electronic laboratory notebook applications, such as Benchling

  • Basic knowledge and application of theories, principles and techniques in molecular biology and cell biology

    "Nice to Haves":

  • Experience in a QC/GMP testing environment a plus


  • Operate and maintain standard laboratory equipment and department-specific equipment. Troubleshoot equipment within scope of experience

  • Perform various analytical procedures needed to support vector platform and process development activities. This includes but is not limited to ddPCR, qPCR, RT-qPCR, ELISA, enzymatic assays, and cell-based assays

  • Driven, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individuals who are comfortable multi-tasking and working independently on various aspects of viral vector analysis

  • Maintain timely and accurate documentation. Contributes to the development of improved documentation processes

  • Assist in preparing experimental protocols, project summaries, and technical reports

  • Use spreadsheet and word processing software to analyze data and produce accurate, concise data summaries

  • Maintain reagent and equipment inventories, order supplies and clean laboratory areas, hoods and common equipment

  • Prepare written and oral reports for presentation to the supervisor(s) and at departmental meetings


System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.