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Aerotek R&D Associate in Tarrytown, New York


We are seeking a motivated and skilled Research Associate/Specialist to join the Immuno-Oncology team during this exciting time as the field makes major advances harnessing the power of the immune system to fight cancer. You will be responsible for characterizing and validating novel anti-tumor therapeutics, including both antibody-based and cellular therapies, by carrying out in vitro experiments at the bench in the laboratory and in vivo experiments in small animal models. The candidate will utilize standard cell culture techniques and will execute a variety of assays, including ELISA analyses. We are looking for a candidate with laboratory experience using standard cellular biology/immunology/cell-culture techniques. Experience with handling small animals (mice) for research is preferred.

As a Temporary-R&D Associate in Immuno-Oncology, a typical day may include the following:

Cell culture, including passaging, expanding, cryopreservation, thawing and processing of cells

Perform various immunoassay techniques (e.g., ELISAs and cell purification)

Assist with tumor studies in mouse models

Organization of studies, data analysis, communication of results to colleagues


elisa, cell biology, cell culture, molecular biology, in vitro, tissue culture, cell line

Top Skills Details:

Minimum BS Molecular Biology or related field

At least 1 to 2 years' research/hands-on laboratory experience (3 to 5 preferred)

In Vitro Techniques: ELISA, cell culture, growing cell lines

Experience working with mice

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

BS Molecular Biology or related field and at least 1 to 2 years of experience working in a research laboratory environment.

Experience with in vitro techniques, such as ELISA assays, and experience working with sterile cell culture techniques for the growth and maintenance of cell lines.

Experience with pre-clinical tumor models in mice, including mouse handling and tissue dissection, is preferred.

Ability to manage multiple experiments simultaneously

Competent in standard scientific software used for data analysis (e.g., Microsoft Excel and Prism), as well as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

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