Research Associate - Genome Editing

San Francisco /
Genome Editing and Protein Discovery /
Mammoth Biosciences is harnessing the diversity of nature to power the next generation of CRISPR products. Through the discovery and development of novel CRISPR products. Through the discovery and development of novel CRISPR systems, the company is enabling the full potential of its platform to read and write the code of life. Mammoth aims to democratize disease detection with an easy and affordable point-of-care test that allows real-time and simultaneous detection of multiple conditions. By leveraging its internal research and development and exclusive licensing to Cas12, Cas13 and Cas14, Mammoth can provide enhanced diagnostics and genome editing for life science research, healthcare, agriculture, biodefense and more. Based in San Francisco, Mammoth Biosciences is co-founded by CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna and principal founders Trevor Martin, Janice Chen, and Lucas Harrington. The firm is backed by top institutional investors including Mayfield, NFX, and 8VC, Decheng and leading individual investors including Brook Byers, Tim Cook, and Jeff Huber.

Mammoth is seeking a Research Associate with experience in tissue culture and genome editing. The ideal candidate will have experience working with genome editing technologies. Strong candidates for this role will also have experience with molecular biology and cloning. Understanding of CRISPR systems and their applications is a plus.


    • Work directly with Scientists and Research Associates to develop new CRISPR tools
    • Establish and maintain mammalian cell lines
    • Analyze genome editing outcomes with NGS and flow cytometry
    • Assist with cloning and other molecular biology-related tasks


    • Bachelor's in relevant field with 1+ years relevant research experience
    • Strong background in tissue culture, molecular biology and cell engineering
    • Strong communication, presentation, and data analysis skills
    • Highly motivated and detail-oriented individual with the ability to think creatively and learn new skills quickly

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with CRISPR and/or other genome editing techniques 
    • Experience with NGS to characterize CRISPR editing outcomes and off-targets 
    • Experience with viral vector delivery such as AAV
    • Liquid handling automation experience


    • Competitive salary
    • Full health/vision/dental benefits
    • Unlimited vacation
    • Free breakfast, lunch, dinner, and barista
    • Free gym
    • Public transportation commuter subsidy
    • 401(k) matching