Associate Scientist mRNA

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Salary: competitive
Sector: Pharma & Biotech, R&D Type: Contract

An innovative drug-discovery company headquartered in Cambridge, MA is actively seeking a driven Associate Scientist with a strong background in biology to support the company's mRNA platform for gene-editing on their Analytical Development Team


  • Analytical assay development for mRNA
  • mRNA production and testing to support the company's research and process development
  • Technical review of analytical development supporting documents such as protocols, reports, and CMC sections for regulatory filings
  • Research data collection, analysis, and presentation to cross-functional teams


  • B.S. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or related field with 0-2 years of experience
  • Proven track record running laboratory experiments, writing and reviewing relevant documents, and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills as well as written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in various cell-based techniques with proficiency in tissue culture, cell biology, immunoassays, and general laboratory methods
  • Proficiency in nucleic acid chemistry, chemical or enzymatic reactions, PCR, plasmid processing, and molecular biology techniques such as transformation, bacterial cloning, and DNA preparation

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