Principal Associate Scientist/Scientist RNA Molecular Biology

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Waltham, Massachusetts, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Title: Principal Associate Scientist/ScientistRNA Molecular Biology

Location: Waltham, MA

Reports to: Scientist Molecular/Viral Vector Biology

The Role:

ElevateBio is looking for a talented molecular biologist, biochemist or structural biologist experienced with either mRNA, lncRNAs, and/or ribozymes. The ideal candidate is a curious, creative problem solver with strong attention to detail and a passion for RNA biotechnology. This person will help drive the development of novel RNA based approaches for cell and gene therapy here at Elevate as a key member of our growing RNA team.

Here's What You'll Do:
  • Contribute to or lead the design, screening, and optimization of RNAs of interest
  • Utilize knowledge of RNA metabolism, structure, or nucleic acid chemistry to engineer useful properties into RNAs of interest
  • Support and/or lead development of bioanalytical and purification methods useful to characterize RNAs of interest
  • Work collaboratively to support troubleshooting efforts and maintain project deadlines
  • Ensure compliance with electronic lab notebook (eLN) entries and other record keeping

  • PhD with up to 3 years of industry experience or BS/MS with a minimum of 6 years of experience
  • Practical lab technique and subject area expertise with RNA: especially mRNA, lncRNA or ribozymes
  • Familiarity with Geneious software a plus
  • Experience with or a desire to work with FPLC or HPLC is a plus.
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate work on several simultaneous projects
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment

Why join ElevateBio?

ElevateBio is accelerating the future of biotechnology; developing the next-generation of cell, viral and regenerative medicine therapeutics for the treatment of severe diseases. We have launched a revolutionary new model that integrates innovators, infrastructure and capital to effectively develop cell, gene and related therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening disorders. With plans for a cutting-edge laboratory and manufacturing center already underway, we're building a world-class organization lead by expert talent with bench-to-bedside capabilities.

At the heart of the ElevateBio platform is ElevateBio Base Camp, a state-of-the-art research, development and manufacturing center for innovation in the Greater Boston Area to be staffed with a world-class team of scientists.

Our Vision:
Next-generation product development for advanced therapies supported by global bench-to-bedside expertise shared across our portfolio of companies

ElevateBio is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. ElevateBio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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