Senior Research Scientist I - Cell Based Assay Technology
AMRI Albany
 Buffalo, NY


AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Senior Research Scientist I- Cell Based Assay Technology is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by applying a strong scientific background in cell biology, pharmacology or a related discipline towards assay development and screening for client-based projects and internal development projects in oncology, immunotherapies and neurodegenerative diseases.

Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop cell based assays to test novel therapeutics
  • Take advantage of high throughput, high content imaging, and flow cytometry platforms
  • Work in a project-driven, team-oriented and matrixed organization
  • Compose research plans, execute experiments, and deliver project results to clients
  • Manage multiple projects and train and supervise junior researchers

Qualifications and background to be successful in this role:


  • A P.h.D. in Cell Biology, Pharmacology, Immunology, Neuroscience or related field and multiple years of postdoctoral experience.
  • Experience in successfully managing complex biology projects.
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Experience in managing resources and personnel.
  • High Content Imaging and Analysis experience.
  • Experience with Cell Line Engineering.
  • Experience in immunology and immune-oncology.

All interested applicants must apply online. AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.