Research Assistant II - In vivo testing

Adecco Medical & Science is seeking a Research Assistant II to work with a well-known, large pharmaceutical company in Cambridge, MA!

You will be working within a laboratory environment assisting with establishing and performing in vivo testing.  The pay rate for this position is $30.00 an hour. Please see position responsibilities and requirements below:

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for establishing and performing in vivo testing to guide the selection and development of cancer immunotherapy agents using syngeneic, transgenic, PDX and humanized mouse models.
  • In vivo experience in immune-oncology drug discovery preferred
  • Experience with ex vivo measurement of immune endpoints and with primary immune cells as a comprehensive knowledge of the basics of cellular immunology, as it applies to cancer is required
  • Proficiency in the analysis of immune cells and molecules as well as ex vivo analysis of immune cells and cytokines by FACS, ELISA, MSD, etc.
  • Industrial work experience preferred.
  • Requirements:

    • BA required and/or MS degree desired in Pharmacology, Immunology and/ or other relevant field

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in vivo Pharmacology and/or Oncology
  • Hands-on experience to establish, characterize and apply a variety of in vivo techniques for drug discovery dedicated to immune-oncology
  • Relevant experience handling in vivo tumor models i.e. syngeneic, transgenic, PDX and humanized models, experience with tumor measurements, animal dosing, tissue sample collection
  • Able to excel in a matrix environment, be highly collaborative, innovative, self-motivated
    Excellent organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)

    Other Job Details:

  • Working onsite; Mon-Fri 9AM to 5PM, EST
  • Remote on boarding is available
  • Weekly Pay – you receive a paycheck every week
  • Comprehensive benefits– medical, dental, vision, options available


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