Fladger Associates

 


Bioengineering Scientist

Responsibilities:

  • Excellent employment opportunity for a Bioengineering Scientist in the Waltham, MA area.
  • In this role, you will have the opportunity to explore the dynamics of cells by engineering cutting edge microfluidic platforms to explore signaling dynamics of cellular pathways.
  • Your work will develop and engineer novel tools in company labs to understand how these signal dynamics impact tissue and disease-related biology.
  • Close connections with projects will allow the proposed translational research to contribute towards increasing the effectiveness of pharmaceutical therapies.
  • Quantify impact of drug dynamics on cellular fate in disease and normal tissue models.
  • Develop novel in vitro experimental platform for investigating dynamic stimuli in biological systems.
  • Develop mathematical models describing systems level behavior of biological pathways.
  • Work collaboratively with other experts internally and externally across various disciplines to achieve project initiatives.
  • Externally present results at scientific conferences and publish scientific papers in high quality peer-reviewed journals.

Experience:

  • To be considered for this Bioengineering Scientist job opportunity you must have a PhD in relevant discipline, such as Biological Engineering, Systems Biology, Engineering or Physics. 
  • Expertise with standard molecular biology techniques, including mammalian cell culturing 
  • Experience with quantitative approaches to modeling and analyzing biological data 
  • Programming or scripting experience 
  • Experience with microfluidics 
  • Hands on experience using, designing and building microphysiological or “organ-on-a-chip” systems desired
  • Experience with stem cells and/or organoid systems 
  • Previous experience studying biological signaling networks 
  • Experience with model building software (e.g. Matlab, Berkeley Madonna, R) 
  • Knowledge of cancer biology including DNA damage response and apoptosis pathways
     

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