Senior Scientist, Barcoding

Scientist/ Senior Scientist, Molecular Biology and NGS

 

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 Senior Scientist 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 Scientist will have a huge impact within a high growth startup. The position comes with competitive compensation and a spot on a talented team.

 

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for sample prep, DNA/ RNA extractions, sequencing, library prep, NGS and sequencing analysis

• Design, assemble, and characterize highly complex, novel nucleic acid libraries and constructs for therapeutic applications

• Perform a variety of molecular biology and cell biology laboratory experiments

• Work effectively and coordinate with other groups in a matrixed environment, as well as with CRO partners

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Our stealth mode client is in need of an experienced researcher with general cell and molecular biology + NGS experience to join their team!

• PhD or MSc in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, microbiology, virology, or related

• Minimum 2 years of work experience in a research laboratory setting

• Experience with common molecular biology techniques such as DNA/RNA isolation, gel electrophoresis, molecular cloning, PCR, RT-qPCR

• Ability to accept and follow instruction, and execute stepwise work plans in a reproducible manner