Research Associate: Tissue Culture
Abveris is Boston's premier antibody discovery company providing contract research services to the biopharma industry. Abveris applies advanced immunization methods combined with B cell screening and hybridoma-based antibody discovery technologies to provide comprehensive gene-to-antibody discovery services. Abveris is developing the next generation of biologics, cell therapies, vaccines, and diagnostics in partnership with global leaders in biopharma.
Abveris is a private, employee-owned company that prides itself in integrity, teamwork, drive, innovation and our partner’s successes in biologics development. We provide our hard-working team with unlimited vacation days, a matching retirement plan and free lunch every day.
We are currently seeking a Research Associate for our cell culture group to support hybridoma and recombinant expression antibody discovery platforms. In this lab-based role, attention to detail, ability to multitask and working both independently and in group settings will be critical for success. You will work directly with the cell culture group for a range of projects to produce, select and scale hybridoma cell lines, while also supporting recombinant expression platforms in a rapidly growing environment that is always eager to optimize processes. A Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline is required and prior laboratory experience in cell culture and aseptic technique is strongly preferred.
- Cell culture, including hybridoma and other cell line maintenance, scale-up and antibody production.
- Mammalian cell transient transfections
- Hybridoma generation and cloning
- Management of antibody discovery project timelines and deliverables
- Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline required
- Prior laboratory experience strongly preferred, with priority toward experience in an industry setting
- Mammalian cell culture experience with aseptic technique
- Media and buffer preparation
- Moderate to advanced knowledge of antibody discovery processes, with a preference toward understanding hybridoma-based workflows
- Ability to troubleshoot scientific processes
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Highly organized, detail oriented and able to operate in a fast-paced environment