Research Associate

Frederick, Maryland
Salary is commensurate with relevant experience
Feb 26, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Piper Companies is looking to identify a candidate for the Associate Scientist position in Frederick, MD. The Associate Scientist will be working within a well-established preclinical Research Organization providing hands-on technical support to various ongoing scientific studies.

Responsibilities of the Associate Scientist:

  • The full-time Associate Scientist is responsible for conducting in vitro experiments in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations.
  • In charge of managing and executing the implementation of automation-based bioassays to create a high-throughput measurement infrastructure for flow cytometry
  • Provide hands-on technical support to all sample processes including, sample testing, data analysis, cell staining, cell sorting, logging samples, receiving samples, and documenting study sample outcomes.
  • Operates and maintains flow cytometers and ensures instrument data is accurately acquired and managed.
  • Manages all logistical aspects pertaining to the study including paperwork, drug research, immunogens, and preparing as well as processing virus and infected samples. 

Qualifications of the Associate Scientist:

  • Holds a Master’s degree or Ph.D. in a Scientific Research Field.
  • 3-5 years of related laboratory experience.
  • Proficient knowledge of Flow Cytometry and high-throughput workflows required.
  • Experience with flow cytometry analysis software, e.g. FlowJo, and/or other bioinformatics analysis software.

Compensation for the Associate Scientist:

  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Benefits: Medical, Health, Dental, Vision, 401k

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