Cambridge, MA, United States
Research Associate, Senior Research Associate, RNA Expression, 996516
Job Scope & Purpose:
Our venture-backed, Cambridge based client is building a platform RNA expression drug discovery company and is seeking an exceptional researcher to join their ranks. Core to this role is critical thinking ability and flexibility in a fluid environment. This is an opportunity to join an early startup team and have an outsized impact on the research program interacting with top biotech scientists. The ideal candidate will come from a gene therapy focused company where they have worked with vector design or RNA processing before. With ties to MIT and funding through MPM Capital, this opportunity offers great growth potential. Apply now to learn more!
Primary Job Responsibilities
Engage in research efforts independently and as part of a team.
Design, synthesize and characterize RNA and DNA constructs.
Support the translational and development activities of RNA delivery for scale-up.
Provide hands-on support for high-throughput analytical assays (fluorescence/luminescence, electrophoresis, HPLC).
Provide hands-on support for expression assays and mammalian tissue culture.
General laboratory assistance including ordering/receiving of lab supplies, preparation of reagents, and lab equipment maintenance.
Document, analyze, interpret and present data to internal parties.
Primary Job Requirements:
BS/ MS degree in molecular biology, biochemistry or a related discipline and at least 2 years of experience in a research laboratory
Working knowledge RNA in vitro transcription, expression methods, mammalian cell culture, and molecular cloning
In vitro transfection/transduction
Experience with Plasmid design and Vector construction
Knowledge and experience in conventional PCR and qPCR
Attention to detail and rigorous in science
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