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Research Associate - Biochemistry

Company name
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Location
Lexington, MA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Chemistry, Sciences

Posted on
Sep 12,2019

Valid Through
Dec 26,2019

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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) and its employees embrace their commitment to its core values. These core values are the pillars on which CFF stand and will continue to sustain us as we move forward.

Keep sight of what really matters

: Our decisions are based on what is best for people with cystic fibrosis and their families.

Aspire for excellence in all we do

: We take pride in our work. We are committed to continuous learning and improvement.

Stronger together

: We collaborate and work together so that we can learn more and achieve more.

Innovate with courage

: We embrace challenges. We reach beyond boundaries in pursuit of our vision.

Care about our people

: We deeply care about each other and all who support our shared mission. We listen with respect. We support one another.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Manage small molecule compounds of CFFT Lab. Maintain a well-documented and organized database of compounds stored at the Lab. Specifically, the candidate will maintain, store, and distribute compounds to research scientists in hit validation and hit to lead campaigns, organize small molecule assets of CFFT Lab, and interact with external partners for compound requests and project support. Support the experimental needs of the team in areas that may include cell culture, western blot, and elisa assays.

*Training will be provided for qualified candidates without prior compound management experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform laboratory experiments using standard techniques and equipment.

Troubleshooting and Quality Control of experimental activities.

Performs related lab maintenance such as maintaining and cleaning equipment and ordering supplies.

Performs calculations to complete research test results; collates data; and performs analysis of lab results for discussion with supervisor.

Maintain detailed records of the work carried out (electronic lab notebook).

Collates results in preparation for internal meetings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

B.S. in Life Sciences (or related study) with 0-2 years R D lab experience.

Excellent attention to detail.

Excellent communication, collaboration, problem solving skills.

Detail-oriented and capable of multi-tasking in a dynamic team.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

N/A

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Commute to lab every workday - Must have access to reliable transportation.

Occasional weekend work in the lab.

Annual/Biannual travel to scientific or technology-focused meetings as necessary.

Sitting, bending, reaching, and walking.

Ability to lift heavy objects (not to exceed 30 lbs.) for set-up of lab equipment.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

Company info

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Website : http://www.cff.org

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