NeuroDex, Inc Research Associate Natick, MA · Full time

We seek a full-time Associated Scientist to join our growing team. The Research Associate will work under the direct supervision of a Senior Scientist and/or Director of Assay Development to expand and improve NeuroDex core technology for isolation and characterization of extracellular vesicles (exosomes), including analytical and clinical validation of immunoassays for improved biomarker platform. We seek motivated, innovative young researchers with an interest in new technologies. The job includes conducting experiments to develop NeuroDex flagship diagnostic assay for identifying Lewy body dementia


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Detail-oriented supervised operation of well-controlled experiments for NeuroDex technology development and validation.
  • Sample processing and organization
  • Report generation
  • Keeping up-to-date detailed, systematic, and accessible records of each experiment.
  • Generation and transfer of materials for the contract research organization (CROs) and collaborators.
  • Laboratory and reagent maintenance
  • Working with the team to formulate and execute research plans.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. (MS preferred) or equivalent degree in biology or chemistry
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures (SOP)
  • Desire to learn, educate others, and work to build new things.
  • Attention to detail and careful record-keeping (electronic and hard copies)
  • Experience working with clinical samples, serum, plasma, blood, urine, or tissues
  • Team player excited to work with internal and external partners

The essential qualifications are transparency, integrity, and responsibility.

Preferred qualifications:

· Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques

· Basic training in biochemistry and molecular biology

· Laboratory experience in a highly regulated (CLIA) setting

At NeuroDex, we encourage transparency, collegiality, and on-job training; our scientists have every opportunity for career development and involvement in the company strategy. Our work environment is friendly, collegial, and informal.

NeuroDex is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Applicants should be legally entitled to work for any employer in the US. Our offices and laboratory are located in Natick, Massachusetts.