• Cyprotex
  • $94,360.00 -141,170.00/year*
  • Watertown , MA
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 2 Barnard Ave

Evotec is a global, publicly listed biotechnology company with more than 2,100 employees at 13 sites, our headquarters are located in Hamburg. We do research on innovative approaches to drug discovery and development for and with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and academic institutions. By assembling top-class scientists, state-of-the-art technologies as well as substantial experience and expertise in key therapeutic areas including neuroscience, diabetes and complications of diabetes, pain and inflammation, oncology and infectious diseases, Evotec has established a unique leading position.

Cyprotex, an Evotec Group, has an opportunity for an experienced scientist to join our in vitro toxicology/biological screening team based in Watertown, MA. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and running Cell Based assays for in vitro toxicology.

Experience and knowledge
BS, MS or PhD trained with 3-5 years industry experience in the field of in vitro biology. This may be High Content Screening, cell based electrophysiology, or assay development.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment with a good appreciation of deadlines and customer service.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The ability to make decisions, troubleshoot and work independently.
Prior experience working in a CRO a plus.

Principal Accountabilities
To manage internal in vitro biology projects and client studies ensuring all work is performed to ahigh standard within expected timelines
To train and develop staff in experimental and scientific processes and provide scientific direction.
To lead and drive the implementation, validation, and development of new assay services and technologies.
To liaise with external customers to co-ordinate transfer of information and compounds between customer and Cyprotex.
To co-ordinate with the other Scientists to ensure consistent and effective management of internal projects, such as assay development, and external studies.
To assist development of the business in securing new customers by providing high quality science knowledge to potential customers in addition to raising the scientific profile of Cyprotex.

Skills and Competencies
In-depth knowledge of High Content Screening (Arrayscan) and other cell based assay platforms Some Knowledge of Microelectrode Array electrophysiology platforms
Practical experience in Assay Development Ability to troubleshoot and find solutions to problems
Communicates proactively and regularly Ability to effectively time manage Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other scientific software

Cyprotex, an Evotec group, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, age, disability, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

To apply for this position please upload your CV and a covering letter to the website ay using the following link:

Associated topics: aseptic technique, bacteria, biomedical, dietary, histologist, histotechnologist, immuno oncology, pharmacometrics, physiologist, protein

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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