Research Associate- Biochem/Biophysics

Precision Life Sciences - Miami, FL

Precision Life Sciences is working with a life science / biotechnology client in the Greater Miami area in Florida, that is seeking a contract Research Associate- Biochem/Biophysics.

This role will be an important member of the Research team, responsible for maintaining, differentiating, and evaluating small molecules in patient-derived iPSCs, and differentiated cardiomyocytes and neurons. This is a hands-on laboratory position based in our metro Miami research site.

DUTIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

• Experience with mammalian cell culture; prior experience with patient-derived cells, iPSCs and skeletal muscle, cardiomyocyte, and neuron differentiation is preferred.

• Ability to isolate RNA, DNA, and protein from cells.

• Conduct RT-PCR, gel electrophoresis, qPCR, Western blot, ELISA.

• Experience with immunofluorescence, RNA FISH, microscopic imaging.

• Familiarity with standard laboratory instruments, computers, and office and laboratory software.

• Support upkeep and maintenance of laboratory equipment.

• Maintain detailed records of experimental data. Able to present data both orally and in writing.

• Perform all duties in keeping with the Company’s core values, policies, and all applicable regulations.

 

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

 • Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, biology, or a related field.

• 1+ years of additional research experience in an industrial or academic setting.

• Experience conducting experiments and interpreting experimental data; hands-on experience is required.

 

Attributes:

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic small company environment.

• Critical thinker with a demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate across teams and functional areas.

• Capacity to synthesize and integrate complex ideas and to clearly communicate key insights around our targets, mechanisms, and models.

• Skilled at identifying and solving problems early; forward-thinking to minimize program risk.

• Success-oriented individual with a relentless drive towards the company and team goals and timelines.

• Curiosity, passion, and desire to make a difference.

• Contribute to our company culture, sense of team, and collaborative spirit.



Posted On: Wednesday, July 27, 2022



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