Assistant Research Scientist (Drug Delivery & Early Discovery)

Posted 03 May 2021
SalaryUp to £50000.00 per annum
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLife Science and Pharmaceuticals
Contact NameDeLisa Chambers

Job description

Claremont Consulting has an immediate Direct Hire opportunity for an Assistant Research Scientist (Drug Delivery & Early Discovery) in the Athens, GA area. Excellent benefits package provided.
Assistant Research Scientist (Drug Delivery & Early Discovery)
The candidate selected will be responsible for supporting development programs in the pipeline including assisting with the development of therapeutic payload-specific drug delivery product models. This is an ideal position for a researcher who possesses a curiosity and passion to explore new areas of biology, envision new breakthrough therapies, and has a strong desire to gain experience in drug discovery. The position requires excellent communication skills, the desire to learn about and integrate multiple aspects of drug development in the rapidly evolving field of exosomes.

  • Precisely execute highly technical laboratory processes, including but not limited to performing assays under established SOPs.

  • Support the development of research experiments, develop protocols and execute while under the supervision of a Research Scientist.

  • Adhere to SOPs and established Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) guidelines.

  • Maintain detailed records of experimental design and results.

  • Troubleshoot experimental results.

  • Work independently and as part of a broader research group to design and perform experiments aligned to advance corporate strategy.

  • Assist in daily laboratory operation and maintenance including prepare and order necessary reagents and supplies, equipment maintenance and other periodic lab activities.

  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously with limited supervision.

  • Analyze and report data under the supervision of a Research Scientist.

  • Contribute to experimental reports and present data in cross-functional meetings.

  • Participate in occasional weekend work


  • Expertise in molecular biology, biochemistry, and mammalian cell culture techniques is required (e.g., Western blots, ELISAs, PCR, immunohistochemistry, passaging cells, cytotoxicity assays).

  • Proficient in common chromatography separation (affinity, ion exchange, mixed mode, hydrophobic interaction) and filtration methods.

  • Advanced proficiency in operating instrumentation, such as microscopy, nanoparticle tracking analysis devices, and/or flow cytometry is highly desirable.

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects while meeting high priority deadlines.

  • Demonstrated productivity and professionalism while working in a team environment and ability to coordinate activities across the team.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited supervision, demonstrating personal accountability.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and time management are essential along with strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated excellent organization skills and ability to manage large amounts of technical data and documentation.

  • Advanced ability to conduct literature searches on PubMed, Google Scholar, etc.

  • Proficiency with standard computer software as well as statistical software (JMP or GraphPad Prism).


  • Typically requires a PhD in a biomedical science with 0+ years related experience with neuroscience, biological or biochemical engineering, and assay development.

  • Candidates with prior experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical setting will be given top consideration.