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Randstad US Bench Scientist in Andover, Massachusetts

Bench Scientist

job details:

  • location:Andover, MA

  • salary:$33.38 - $39.28 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, September 13, 2021

  • experience:3 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:38234

job description

Bench Scientist

job summary:

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location: Andover, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $33.38 - 39.28 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


  • Responsible for the design, trouble shooting, qualification and conduct of ligand-binding assays (eg., ELISAs) to support biotherapeutic programs.

  • Deliver concentration and immunogenicity data to BioMedicine Design Project Leads and other BioTX partners.

  • Design, develop and implement ligand-binding assays (e.g. ELISA, MSD, Gyrolab) to measure protein concentration of drug and/or biomarker and detect the presence of anti-drug antibody in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

  • Perform data analysis and interpretation and draw conclusions regarding progress and results of work, utilizing the data for appropriate decision making.

  • Gather input from colleagues, literature, and additional resources to assist in project advancement.


  • BSc with at least 3+ years relevant experience, with a focus on ligand binding assay development; (R2); MSc with at least 1+ years relevant experience with a focus on ligand binding assay development.

  • Industry experience with a focus in biotherapeutics and a strong record of scientific achievement; excellent communication skills.

  • Proven track record in the area of biotherapeutics bioanalysis with understanding of a broad range of bioanalytical platforms. Proven presentation skills.

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience developing ligand-binding assays, utilizing various platforms and demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills.

  • Broad understanding and skill in areas of bioanalytical laboratory techniques for biotherapeutics (knowledge of ligand-binding assays is essential.

  • Proven ability to generate high quality data against challenging timelines

  • Ability to communicate across site and discipline to enable maximum impact of bioanalytical science.

  • Knowledge of biotherapeutic structure, pharmacology, disposition and immunogenicity and the impact on assay selection.

  • Ability to author technical documents such as data summary reports and analytical procedures. Collaborative skills and effective partnering skills in a complex, multi-discipline organizational model.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills in order to balance working on multiple projects in parallel.

Critical Skills:

  • Broad understanding and skill in areas of bioanalytical laboratory techniques

  • Ligand binding (ELISA) assay experience

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

skills: Chemistry, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)

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