Cell Signaling Technology

Research Associate, Antibody Purification

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2 months ago(3/15/2022 8:34 PM)

Position Summary

About CST


Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a private, family owned, worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies, PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, and PhosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications. We are passionate about our role in contributing to the life science industry’s advancing of the human condition through accelerating the discovery and development of innovative therapies for human disease.  We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.


You'll have the opportunity to....


Work in the lab under supervision of manager to aid in the production and/or purification of polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies. A research associate will work closely with team members and manager to ensure work is completed to internal customer’s satisfaction with respect to quality and timeline.


  • Operate AKTA Chromatography Instruments and other chromatographic instrumentation using established methods
  • Collect and record data
  • Operate lab equipment and contribute to maintenance under supervision
  • Review data with supervisor on a regular basis
  • Effectively communicate to internal customers
  • Identifie areas for process improvement
  • Participate openly in group and department meetings
  • Work under strict compliance to standard operating procedures and applicable quality standards
  • Formulate and filters buffers
  • Filter cell culture fluid
  • Perform additional assays
  • Purify monoclonal and/ or polyclonal antibodies and manages the required reagents and materials


Who you are and what you bring to the team...

  • Bachelors degree in a biological science (e.g. molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or biotechnology)
  • Minimum 1 years hands on laboratory experience 
  • Computer proficiency including working knowledge of MS Office and Google suites (or related) applications


Experience with the following is preferred, but not required

  • Experience with laboratory information management systems (JIRA and CoreLIMS)
  • Strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Team-oriented mindset
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively


What we offer....

At Cell Signaling Technology we recognize that people will always be our most important asset. Providing a safe, inclusive, and stimulating working environment that understands the importance of diversity, human dignity and meaningful work is as important as establishing company policies that incorporate excellent health insurance and pay benefits. We recognize that development of people is the key to their happiness and thus ensure every employee has impactful discussions with their manager and develops actionable performance and professional development plans. Lastly, we are committed to engaging and supporting our employees in committees and philanthropy that benefit their local communities and environment through community investment programs.



  • Medical (BCBS) and Dental (Delta Dental) plans paid at 90%
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • 401(k) Plan with 6% match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous PTO package
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite Subsidized Cafeteria
  • Free Parking


Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees, their families, our communities, partners and customers. In order to promote that safety and well-being, we require that all US-based employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated, or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief, may make a request for exemption. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company.


Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.



All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. via email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of CST, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by CST for this position and a valid agreement with CST is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the CST agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.


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