Research Associate: Flow Cytometry

Canton, MA
Jan 02, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

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 seeking a motivated individual to join our team and expand our flow cytometry department. Using state-of-the-art technology, the candidate would help accelerate our antibody discovery process through careful cell culture maintenance and flow cytometry screening. Highly qualified candidates will have experience with a variety of mammalian-based cell culture methods and techniques. Prior flow cytometry experience is desired though not required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Mammalian cell culture, including engineered and endogenous cell line maintenance.
  • Support flow cytometry team lead with flow cytometry screening for both internal research and Partner projects, assist in the design and analysis of flow cytometry experimentation.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of iQue flow cytometer, including daily startup, QC, and shutdown (prior experience not expected).
  • Experimental data interpretation and analysis, data report preparation.
  • Understand a variety of cell-based methods with a strong understanding of tissue culture, cell biology, and general laboratory techniques.

Key Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biotechnology, or a related scientific discipline with 0-3 years of industry experience.
  • At least one year of cell culture experience.
  • At least one year of general biology laboratory experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work constructively with colleagues throughout all laboratory departments.