Research Associate, Molecular Biology

Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate, Molecular Biology


HireMinds is representing a Stealth Mode company coming out of MPM Capital focusing on RNA/ LNP delivery. As they look to revolutionize RNA therapies, they’re looking for a Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate to join their Molecular Biology team!

This is an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate to contribute to a well-funded early-stage biotech. This role is in Cambridge, MA with plans to move to a new start-of-the-art facility in Boston early 2022. The SRA or junior Scientist will have a huge impact within a high growth startup. The position comes with competitive compensation and a spot on a talented team.




Key Responsibilities:

  • Train on and execute analytical methods (ELISA, ddPCR, CE-SDS, SEC, etc.)
  • Work collaboratively with the Molecular Biology group to ensure successful transfer of developed assays to Analytical testing group and to resolve any technical issues that arise during execution of the transfer
  • Assay design and implementation including primer/probe design
  • Molecular cloning including Gibson assembly, golden gate assembly, and restriction cloning
  • Assist with lab organization and compliance with lab safety protocols.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology, Genetics or related discipline with 0 to 3 years of industry experience
  • Technical proficiency executing the following assays: ddPCR/qPCR, RT-qPCR, SDS-PAGE, ELISA, and cell-based potency assays
  • Excellent communication skills with the proven ability to build open and collaborative relationships and work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team