Scientist BioMolecular Discovery/Assay Development

Job Description
Job Description

This individual will be working within the BioMolecular Discovery group to develop and execute biochemical and cell-based assays used to evaluate the effectiveness of small molecule inhibitors for various research projects. The individual will apply biochemical and cell biological techniques and will utilize HTS technology platforms and laboratory automation. The individual will be required to analyze and interpret data, and present their results to peers and to management.

Job Responsibilities:

Biochemical assay development, optimization, and screening of compounds

Cellular assay development, optimization, and screening of compounds

Function as a project representative and interface with other scientists in a multi-disciplinary team environment

Required Skills

Hands-on experience in medium and high throughput biochemical and cellular assay development, troubleshooting and screening

Proficiency in tissue culture , Western blotting and different assay formats such as
AlphaScreen, HTRF, SureFire, ELISA, cell viability and other functional cell-based assays

Hands-on experience in liquid handling devices is a plus

Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Work Habits:

Good organizational skills and attention to detail

Flexibility and ability to adapt to change

Good communication and interpersonal skills; must be a team player


Required Experience
Experienced BS/MS or Ph.D. with appropriate skill sets and proven experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry (3+ years)

Company

ArQule

Job Code

State or Province

Massachusetts

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