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Research Assoc, mRNA - BOSTON - up to $100,000

USA, Massachusetts

  • Upto 100000 USD
  • Associate Role
  • Skills: mRNA, HPLC, qPCR, ELISA, Fragment Analysis, Nucleic Acid
  • Level: Mid-level

Job description

Research Assoc, mRNA - BOSTON - up to $100,000


Research Associate, mRNA Process Development - BOSTON - up to $100,000

Research Associate, mRNA Process Development

* Work with a company leading the way in bettering cell treatment to keep us healthy
* Impact the cutting edge of scientific discovery and solutions through designer mRNA
* Fantastic salary plus benefits

What you will do:

* Contribute to the development of our mRNA 2.0 platform for therapeutic applications
* Work as part of the team responsible for the production and purification of mRNA therapeutics, analytically characterizing them, and testing them in vitro and in vivo for preclinical studies
* Use your proficiency in mRNA chemistry and mRNA biology workflows and wet lab techniques

Key requirements and responsibilities:

* Synthesize and purify routine mRNA products for preclinical studies
* Help establish and optimize our mRNA IVT manufacturing scale-up capability
* Help develop scalable strategies for downstream product purification
* Perform routine analytical and bioanalytical tasks such as HPLC, qPCR, ELISA, fragment analysis, mammalian cell culture, transfection, fluorescence, flow cytometry
* Help with in vivo studies in rodents for quality validation
* Collaborate with the Immuno-Oncology and Lipid Nanoparticle Formulation teams and execute experiments supporting the R&D pipeline
* Analyze, summarize, and present experimental results to team members and management
* Maintain up-to-date records and communicate results to team members in written technical reports and oral presentations
* Interpret, summarize experimental data and maintain excellent laboratory notebooks
* Academic or industry experience in nucleic acid manufacturing
* Ability to analyze, summarize, and communicate scientific data
* Preferred: Experience with automation, prior mammalian cell culture experience, familiarity with nucleic acid purification and chemistry, enzyme kinetics, and analytical characterization of biomolecules, experience with analytical techniques HPLC/UPLC, FPLC, MALDI-TOF MS, LC-MS/MS, NMR, experience with bioprocess engineering principles, process modeling, and Design of Experiment (DoE) statistical tools and GMP regulations, prior in vivo experience with mice, lipid nanoparticle drug formulation experience

Additional note: even if you are not sure if you fully qualify, I'm here to talk about it! Shoot your shot!

Location: Boston, MA (since this job is primarily lab oriented, it is fully in person)

This opportunity will go fast, so don't miss your chance to be a part of a company that values you and the work they bring to the world! Send your resume to Taia Butler at or call me at (303) 558-4356.