R&D Specialist (Muscle & Metabolism)

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Mar 30, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
The Muscle and Metabolism team is looking for a driven R&D Specialist to join the team. We are seeking a candidate who will contribute to research projects aiming at developing therapeutics to treat metabolic diseases. The candidate will perform a wide range of cell and molecular biology experiments; such as cell culture, DNA transfection, establishment of stable cell lines, RNA extraction, RT-PCR, western blotting, high throughput luciferase assays, and other cell-based assays. We seek a highly motivated candidate with strong research background.

As an R&D Specialist in Muscle and Metabolism, a typical day may include the following:
  • Perform in vitro and ex vivo experiments, analyze data, record results in electronic notebooks, and generate study reports
  • Perform bioanalytical assays to support in vivo studies, including RNA extraction, qPCR, ELISA, and western blots
  • Develop cell-based assay systems, and perform cell culture, transient and stable transfection, and high throughput luciferase assays
This role may be for you if:
  • You have good organizational skills with ability to manage multiple experiments
  • You are proficient with commonly used software applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, GraphPad, Macvector)
  • You are able to work in a highly collaborative and fast pace work environment
To be considered for this role, you must have a BS/MS and strong background in cell and molecular biology with a minimum 5 years of experience working in a lab. Proven experience with mammalian cell culture, transfection, luciferase assay, DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, qPCR, SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting, ELISA, and immunofluorescence cell staining is preferred.

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