Sr Research Associate–Delivery Sciences

Cambridge, MA /
Scismic-OR /
Full-time
We are seeking an exceptional researcher for an exciting RNA therapeutics startup. As Research Associate, you will develop our best-in-class proprietary RNA expression and delivery platform. The ideal candidate is a motivated individual that can execute experiments with efficiency and creativity. They will support the design and execution of experiments; possess strong oral and written communication capabilities; demonstrate excellent collaboration & interpersonal skills; and be adept at problem solving in a fast-paced environment.

 Responsibilities
●     Formulate various novel RNA encapsulated nanoparticles
●     Characterize nanoparticles for sizing, encapsulation efficiency, and zeta potential
●     Actively collaborate with molecular biology team providing formulation and analysis support for in vivo studies
●     Execute assays to provide critical information for future studies
●     Collaborate with supervisor and delivery team on results and experiment planning
●     Participate in lab organization and inventory
Contribute to a positive and exciting work environment in a young, fast growing company

Qualifications
●     BS/MS in chemical/biomedical engineering, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences or relevant field.
●     1 – 3+ years of laboratory or industry experience is a desired
●     Experience in formulation is a plus

Competencies
●     Ability to adapt to dynamic and fast paced environment
●     Passion for learning new concepts and techniques
●     Great attention to detail and organizational skills
●     Strong communication skills across multiple teams
●     Integrity and self-motivation
●     Independent after training