Tunnell Consulting

Position Description

Research Associate
Position Type
Industry Biotechnology
Job State US - Massachusetts
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Duties: Responsible for the execution and analysis of experiments and analytical procedures. Displays an investigative or technological orientation in designing, executing and interpreting experiments and analytical procedures. Investigates basic technical problems and performs routine scientific procedures and experiments under general supervision. Plans and prioritizes concurrent experimental procedures. Integrates, complies, and tabulates data and assists supervisor in the analysis and interpretation of the results. May provide oral presentations on results to other department members. Works under active supervision. Follows established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy. Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects. Failure to achieve results or erroneous execution may cause delays in program schedules, and may result in the allocation of additional resources. Frequent internal company contacts. Infrequent inter- departmental and outside constituent contacts on routine matters. 

We are seeking a qualified research associate (contractor) to join our team that focuses on protein characterization using mass spectrometry-based technologies. The successful candidate will design and carry out experiments, perform analyses and interpret analytical data to characterize proteins. The individual will work closely with our team members to conduct analytical work for multiple projects in Biopharmaceutical Development.

Skills: The candidate must have excellent analytical laboratory instrumentation and protein analytics skills. A practical experience in sample preparation and HPLC analysis are required. Hands on experience in operating and maintaining mass spectrometers are highly desirable. The candidate should be self-motivated, well organized, attending to detail, and a good oral and written communicator. The candidate must be able to work well in a team environment and have good problem solving skills.

Education: BS or MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or related life science fields



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