Research Associate

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Quanterix is a company on a mission to change the way in which healthcare is provided by giving researchers the ability to closely examine the continuum from health to disease. In our focused therapeutic areas, our revolutionary technology, Simoa®, is helping researchers advance the science of precision health. Simoa® is changing the way in which the biology of health and disease is studied by giving researchers the ability to closely examine critical biomarkers in most therapeutic areas including neurology, infectious disease, oncology, inflammation, and cardiology. To continue our extraordinary growth, we are hiring a Research Associate located in Billerica, MA.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join our Accelerator Laboratory Services team. This individual will be developing, optimizing and running biomarker assays using Quanterix's proprietary technologies.

What You’ll Do:

  • Apply your laboratory skills and experience to generate high quality data in support of a diversity of projects, which will include both immunoassay development and validation as well as testing and analysis of clinical samples using commercial kits. 
  • Perform specimen processing, develop and run assays, analyze and interpret data, and write reports. 
  • Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and document results.

What We’ll Expect From You: 

  • BS in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related life sciences field
  • 1-3 years of laboratory experience, hands on experience running or developing immunoassays preferred
  • Experience in the following areas also a plus: conjugation chemistry, e.g. conjugating antibodies to solid surfaces (microbeads), biotinylation, process improvement techniques
  • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills
  • Detail oriented, excellent organizational and record keeping skills. 
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic

Why You’ll Like Working For Us: 

Our Technology: Quanterix’ technology is designed to enable much earlier disease detection, better prognoses and enhanced treatment methods to improve the quality of life and longevity of the population for generations to come. The technology is currently being used for research applications in several therapeutic areas. The company was established in 2007 and is in Billerica, Massachusetts. For additional Information, please visit https://www.quanterix.com.

 

Our Commitment To Employees: We have a free, state-of-the-art onsite fitness center for all employees. To keep you fueled up, we provide onsite employees free bagels every Monday morning, and free snacks and drinks every day! Quanterix hosts Virtual Bingo nights with all employees when we can see families, pets, and win amazing prizes. In addition to competitive compensation and a 401k plan with an employer match, we offer competitive health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents. We offer a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Life, Disability, and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurances, and Mental Health Care, we offer generous Maternity & Paternity leave, Family Medical Leave, Fertility Assistance, Dependent Care, Military Leave and Vacation Carryover. All employees are awarded Equity, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, a Performance Bonus, and 1:1 Financial Counseling/Planning. We also offer Tuition Assistance. 

 

Our Culture: Quanterix is committed to a Diverse and Inclusive workplace. We have a Diversity Program with Executive Sponsorship. Our core values are Accountability, Teamwork, Trust, and Transparency OR ATT2. Meet some of our team HERE. Quanterix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Quanterix will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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