Associate Scientist

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Title: Associate Scientist

Location: Cambridge, MA (Onsite, 5 days a week)

Are you a skilled biologist with a passion for advancing cancer research? Join our Mechanism of Cancer Resistance (MoCR) Thematic Research Center (TRC) in Cambridge, MA, and contribute to cutting-edge drug discovery programs. We’re seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist with hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture and a range of biology skill sets to join our dynamic team.

  • Working both independently and collaboratively to support cutting-edge Oncology drug discovery biology programs.
  • Develop and execute mechanistic in vitro cellular assays to characterize mechanism of action of novel compounds.
  • Cell culture maintenance, cryopreservation, validation, and inventory management.
  • Maintain detailed and organized records of protocols and experimental results.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other team members to advance programs.
  • Analyze, interpret, and present experimental data in team meetings.

Required Skills:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Molecular/Cell Biology, biochemistry or a related discipline, with 4+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture including expertise in aseptic technique, culture optimization, cell counting, cryopreservation, and validation methods.
  • Experience in managing or supporting cell banking, and familiarity with databases such as Mosaic, would be a plus but not required.
  • Proficiency in experimental design, data analysis, and a range of biology skill sets including in vitro cell assay development, plate-based assays, Western blotting, protein quantification, ELISA, MSD, transfections, lentiviral transductions, siRNA/shRNA/CRISPR, qPCR, and viability assays.

If you’re ready to make a difference and advance your career in cancer research, apply now and join our dedicated team at the forefront of discovery biology!

About SSi People: 
With over 25 years of industry experience, SSi People has built its reputation and expertise on putting people first. Everything we do works toward delivering an exceptional experience for our consultants, our clients, and our internal team. Through a genuine commitment to people in everything we do. We have developed refined processes and a stellar internal team to deliver talent quickly. More importantly, we focus on building long-term relationships, not transactions. Putting people first is just what we do well. 


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