Employment Opportunities

Cambridge Biomedical recognizes that recruiting and retaining excellent people is a key component of continued success.

Ideal candidates will possess a strong technical background complemented by developed interpersonal skills. We are looking for people who want the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the growth of a company with a commitment to excellence, pride in our work, and a strong belief in the value brought by dedicated professionals.

Cambridge Biomedical professionals are experts in providing bioanalytical services from preclinical through phase IV clinical trials. We have a proven track record of success in complex, custom biomarker and assay development, optimization, validation, and sample testing. We provide a diverse range of simple to highly complex, routine to esoteric assays; and we can accommodate study sizes with low, medium, or high volume sample testing requirements. Since 1997, Cambridge Biomedical as validated and place into commercial diagnostic use over 150 assays across a wide variety of disorders.

Interested applicants may forward resumes to hr@cambridgebiomedical.com . No relocation available. Local candidates strongly encouraged; long-distance candidates must be planning a move to the Boston Area.

Currently Seeking:

SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTISTS - 6-10 YEARS OF INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Cambridge Biomedical (located in Brighton, MA) is seeking technically-skilled, Senior Research Scientists for our CRO group. Industry experience in assay development and validation and strong background with immunoassays (ELISA, MSD, Luminex, cell-based assay) as well as qPCR and FLOW CYTOMETRY is required. The Research Scientist will collaborate with other scientists in implementing laboratory assignments according to study protocols, SOPs, and in accordance with CAP/CLIA and GLP guidelines. The Research Scientist will:

•Develop and validate assays in support of pre-clinical research and clinical trials.

•Conduct objective research that generates independent, high quality, and reproducible results.

•Be responsible for the management and integrity of the design, conduct, and reporting of CRO projects and for managing, monitoring, and ensuring the integrity of any collaborative relationships.

•Write and review Study Documents: SOP, Validation Protocols, Validation Reports, Sample Analysis Reports etc.

•Participate in the client and regulatory audits

•Implement all phases of the test development process including initial evaluation of testing requirements, design and implementation of development strategy and transfer to the laboratory.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this position successfully, an individual must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a Biological or Chemical Science, (or an equivalent degree, experience or equivalent, verified work experience) and 4-6 years of previous industry experience, or an MS with 8-10 years’ experience. Experience in the development/validation of ELISAs, RT-PCR, qPCR, FLOW CYTOMETRY, and cell-based assays are essential.   In addition the incumbent must have:

•Knowledge of GLP/GCP regulations and laboratory procedures.

•The ability to interpret and apply these regulations and requirements to daily work.

•Problem solving/analytical skills.

•The ability to understand, generate, and review scientific text and data.

•Documented experience writing SOPs, validation protocols, and other documents in a GLP/GCP environment

•Strong organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks.

•A sense of urgency combined with detail-orientation.

•Knowledge of Microsoft Office ® applications (Excel, Word, Power Point), and experience using Laboratory Information System.

•Excellent written and verbal communication and decision making skills.

Currently Seeking:

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Cambridge Biomedical is seeking technically skilled Research Associates for our CRO group. Hands on experience in the assay development and validation and strong background with immunoassays (ELISA, MSD, Luminex, cell based assay) as well as qPCR and FLOW CYTOMETRY is required. The Research Assistant will collaborate with other members of the team in implementing laboratory assignments according to study protocols, SOPs, and in accordance with CAP/CLIA and GLP guidelines. The Research Assistant will:

  • Under supervision of a Project Director develop and validate assays in support of pre-clinical research and clinical trials. Perform human and animal sample testing.

  • Responsible for performing moderately and highly complex laboratory tests and procedures

  • Complete all assignments according to Study Protocols, SOPs and applicable GLP/GCP regulations and principles.

  • Provide high quality documentation of all clinical trial activity, including, for example, Assay Batch records, Reagent Preparation Form, Deviations etc.

  • Participate in writing and reviewing of Study Documents: SOP, Validation Protocols, Validation Reports, Sample Analysis Reports etc

  • Generate and review data, provide technical assistance to assigned research staff.

  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all laboratory-related processes.

  • Maintain regular communication with scientists, project director and other project staff.

  • Performs advanced duties in the areas of instrument maintenance and quality control of laboratory procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this position successfully, an individual must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in a Chemical, Physical, or Biological Science, (or an equivalent degree) and at least 5 years of previous experience, or MS with at least 2 years of experience. In addition the incumbent must have:

  • Extensive hands on experience in ELISAs, qPCR, MSD, FLOW CYTOMETRY, and Cell-Based Assays.

  • Knowledge of assay development and validation under CAP/CLIA and/or GLP regulations.

  • The ability to interpret and apply these regulations and requirements to daily work.

  • Problem solving/analytical skills.

  • The ability to understand, generate, and review scientific data.

 

 

 

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