Sr Research Assoc/Assoc Scientist, Nucleic Acid Process Science

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Sr Research Assoc/Assoc Scientist, Nucleic Acid Process Science

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Part Time Temporary/Contract

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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Part Time Temporary/Contract

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June 26, 2024

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Job ID: P1380234BOSJB_1719411007

June 26, 2024

Job ID: P1380234BOSJB_1719411007

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Seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Research Associate /Associate Scientist to join our Nucleic Acid Process Sciences team. This is a position with a primary focus on building and executing upon processes to synthesize mRNA for our lead CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing programs. The ideal applicant will be able to work on mRNA synthesis and characterize mRNA quality. Experience with oligonucleotide enzymatic and/or chemical synthesis, basic nucleic acid biochemistry and molecular biology is preferred.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop scalable mRNA enzymatic synthesis and purification methods highlighted by characterizable analytical attributes.
  • Build analytical characterization tools for process analytics.
  • As needed, execute on analytical testing of pre-clinical materials.
  • Provide high quality data to drive decision making in the team.
  • Operate and maintain multiple laboratory instruments.
  • Assist in maintaining general laboratory functionality.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology or related field with at least 2-3+ years or
  • Master's Degree with 0-1+ years of industry experience
  • Able to develop and execute processes for scalable synthesis of biomolecules.
  • Familiarity with purification of DNA and RNA.
  • Experience with analytical biochemistry such as U/HPLC-based methods is preferred.
  • Ability to multitask and handle a diverse array of challenges within a dynamic team environment.
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