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Associate Scientist: In-Vivo Pharmacology

Proclinical Staffing
USA, Massachusetts, Cambridge
USD36 - USD40 per hour
Start date
31 May 2024
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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R & D , Pre - clinical
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

Associate Scientist In-Vivo Pharmacology - Contract - Cambridge, Massachusetts MA

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and innovative Scientist for the role of Associate Scientist In-Vivo Pharmacology. This is a temporary contract position based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Primary Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work closely with platform and program teams to evaluate and characterize compounds using in vivo rodent models. This role is ideal for someone who is passionate about molecular biology and is eager to contribute to the advancement of biopharmaceutical research.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Degree in a relevant field.
  • Proficiency in molecular biology techniques including RNA/DNA/protein extraction, qPCR, and ELISA.
  • Experience in rodent handling, dosing (SubQ/IV), and blood/tissue collection and necropsy.
  • Familiarity with automation systems including liquid handlers is a plus.
  • Ability to follow SOP/IACUC, execute, analyze, interpret, troubleshoot, and optimize experiments.
  • Excellent lab technique and the ability to work independently.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Cell culture experience is desirable but not required.

The Associate Scientist In-Vivo Pharmacology responsibilities will be:

  • Collaborate with scientists to plan and execute studies, including the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of scientific results.
  • Manage data entry and analysis, ensuring timely completion and clear reporting.
  • Oversee inventory of nonclinical compounds, samples, and reference materials for in vivo studies across various groups.
  • Learn new techniques quickly and continuously improve the efficiency of in vivo and ex vivo workflows across teams.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Shannon Briggs at

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.



At ProClinical we have one aim: to support life science companies in the many challenges they face while combatting unmet medical need worldwide.

Ageing populations, rare diseases, epidemics and the millions of patients without access to medication are just a few of the pressing issues that life science companies contend with. The industry is under increasing pressure to develop new and innovative ways to save and improve patients’ lives. 

ProClinical’s mission is to support their work by connecting life science companies with the highly skilled professionals they need to continue innovating. 

Internal recruitment and HR teams often struggle to continuously source skilled, experienced professionals to fill highly-specialised and niche roles. ProClinical combines a deep understanding of the industry with extensive candidate networks to provide both a technical and cultural fit for our life science partners.


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