Celgene Research Associate, Bio in Massachusetts, United States


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Position Summary:

The position is for a highly motivated and skilled research associate with extensive primary mouse and human immune cell culture experience and assay development expertise to support target discovery and validation in early discovery biology group.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform primary cell culture experiments, including isolating cells from blood/tissues, inducing differentiation and effector activities and profiling gene expression and cytokine/chemokine secretion.

  • Conduct multiparameter flow cytometric analysis of immune cells, including cell surface markers and intracellular transcription factors and cytokines.

  • Develop biochemical and cell-based assays to screen small molecule inhibitors and antibody therapeutics.

  • Analyze and report experimental findings and present work at team meetings.


Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline with at least 2 years’ work experience

  • Able to work independently as well as in a multi-discipline team environment.

  • Ability to multi-task, handle multiple projects at one time and change priorities based on business needs and competitive intelligence.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to embrace a culture of continuous learning and improvement, increasing technical skill base and disease biology expertise.

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.


Research Associate, Bio

Location: Massachusetts, , US

Job ID: 17001811