Research Associate at Fountain Group

Job Type
Full Time, Employee
Computer Software
Fountain Group
Spring House, PA


My name is Crystal Valdez and I represent The Fountain Group.  We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a ­­­­­­­­Research Associate for a prominent client of ours.  This position is located in ­­Spring House, PA. Details for the position are as follows:

Job Description:

  • The candidate will perform studies of human blood lymphocyte subsets, polarization and cytokine and antigen response in support of drug discovery teams.
  • The candidate may also contribute to validation of targets modulating cytokine expression by antigen presenting cells.
  • Specific responsibilities include designing and performing cellular and molecular assays/studies, maintaining detailed records of experiments, interpreting and communicating results to project teams, and maintaining a functional and safe laboratory environment.
  • A Bachelors degree in biological sciences, plus at least 5 years of work experience performing mammalian cell and molecular studies in a biomedical research laboratory (e.g., pharmaceutical company, academic lab, or hospital setting), or a Masters degree in biological sciences plus at least 2 years relevant laboratory work experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Background in immunology, experience isolating PBMC from blood and performing T cell assays, and experience with flow cytometry, ELISA, MSD, RT-PCR and gene knockdown technologies. Experience with the culture and study of a range of other mammalian cell types is also a plus.