Principal/Senior Research Associate in Bioanalytical Assay Development


  • Independently or with guidance, design, develop, troubleshoot, qualify and implement various bioanalytical assays and provide various bioanalytical assay support for all gene therapy programs.
  • Conduct routine sample testing to support gene therapy research and development
  • Participate in departmental and cross functional project teams
  • Author study reports, SOPs, and assay procedures
  • Maintain detailed and well-organized documentation with best industry practice
  • Effectively analyze, summarize and present the data to the project teams
  • Collaborate with internal cross-functional team members

Qualifications & Skills

  • A B.S or M.S. in Cell and/or Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Immunology or related disciplines, with 5-10 years of academia laboratory or industry experience working in a neuroscience, immunology, AAV gene therapy, or bioanalytical laboratory.
  • Extensive technical and hands-on experience in various bioanalytical assays in different biological matrices (rodent, NHP, human, etc.) for non-GLP/GLP studies
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in cell culture and cell-based assays, cell and tissue processing, ELISA, western blot, RT-qPCR, bDNA assay, ddPCR, MSD, and other various platforms
  • Ability to learn new techniques and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proven ability to work independently and to be a good team player in a hands-on laboratory setting
  • Self-motivated, have pro-active and positive can-do attitude
  • Attention to details, with strong scientific, organizational and documentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Being willing to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with demonstrated capacity to handle multiple tasks and demands
  • Experience in AAV gene therapy is a plus

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