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Senior Scientist (Toxicology)



There is an opportunity for an experienced Senior 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

  • MS or PhD trained with 3-5 years 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.  Industry experience a plus.


Principal Accountabilities

  • To manage internal in vitro biology projects and client studies ensuring all work is performed to a high 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
  • Knowledge of Microelectrode Array electrophysiology platforms a plus.
  • 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 company, 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.

Location: Watertown, MA


Post Date: 7/8/2021 7:29:01 AM
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