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About TSR:

TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused IT and technical services staffing company.

For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.

Mission & Vision

We do not believe in building a vision around the company but building a company around our vision, which is simply;

Every employee’s voice matters, their effort is appreciated, and their talent is rewarded.

We challenge each employee daily, to raise the bar on how we treat our consultants and candidates. For far too long in this industry, candidates have been ghosted, lied to, or placed at a client and then forgotten about. Each day our staff works tirelessly at qualifying and placing, top talent with our clients, in a compassionate and caring manner.

Not every candidate is a match for the job, but every candidate and consultant will be treated with respect and professionalism.

Research Scientist

Job Description

  • Location: Cambridge, MA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #70195

Our client, a leading pharmaceutical company, is hiring a Research Scientist on a contract basis.

Work Location

Cambridge, MA


• A B.S. with a 7 years, an M.S. with 5 years, or a PhD with 3 years of academic/industrial experience and demonstrated expertise in cancer biology and genetics, oncogenic signaling or DNA damage response pathways

• Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis, and troubleshooting are required.

• Strong scientific and hands-on experience using a wide range of cellular and molecular biology techniques, including tissue culture, flow cytometry, western blotting, Immunoprecipitation, development of reporter assays, MSD, ELISA, use of genetic perturbation techniques (eg shRNA,siRNA CRISPR-mediated genome editing), qRT-PCR, cell proliferation assays, lentivirus generation and transduction are required.

• Experience in forward and reverse genetic screening followed by target validation studies to elucidate mechanistic biology and oncogenic SAR is strongly preferred.

• Proficiency in utilizing software such as Graph Pad, FlowJo, Microsoft office etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required.

• Ability to lead, design, and execute on project initiatives and operates to a High Standard. Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement.

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally, is required.

• This position is located in Cambridge, MA.



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