Research Associate – Basic Research - Cambridge, MA | Biospace
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Research Associate – Basic Research


Cambridge, MA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Research,

Job Description

The Research Associate – Basic Research will be responsible for supporting research projects aligned with the Company goals, working independently with minimal supervision

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•   Develop and qualify new assay methods, including in vitro, cell-based and immunoassays
•   Plan, execute and troubleshoot routine assays and procedures
•   Collect, analyze, record, and summarize data in a timely manner
•   Write and/or review SOPs, technical reports and study reports
•   Maintain relevant laboratory supplies and equipment as needed
•   Present scientific results at appropriate meetings
•   Observe and comply with AGTC’s Employee manual and Safety and Quality manual
•   Knowledge of laboratory safety, OSHA policies, and EPA standards


•   A B.S. with 4+ years of experience or M.S. with 2 + years of experience with a degree in biological science.

•   Hands-on laboratory experience in common molecular biology, cell biology and protein chemistry techniques.
•   Highly motivated with the ability to work as a team player, as well as independently.
•   Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills
•   Advanced proficiency in basic biological laboratory techniques, including cloning, PCR, ELISA, mammalian cell culture, and transfection procedures
•   Proven record of delivering results against deadlines
•   Accurate documentation of laboratory experiments in notebooks
•   Understanding/working knowledge of scientific software programs.

AGTC offers a competitive compensation commensurate with education and experience, including salary, benefits, and company equity.  AGTC is an EOE and maintains a drug free workplace.