Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Discovery Biology and Translational Sciences

Discovery biology · Cambridge, Massachusetts
Department Discovery biology
Employment Type Full-Time

Remix Therapeutics is focused on discovering new treatments for patients through selective modulation of RNA processing for undruggable disease drivers. We seek creative, motivated scientists with strong experimental skills to support the development and progression of new small molecules targeting RNA processing. The successful candidate will support validation of candidate drug targets in oncology; investigation of molecular mechanisms downstream of target-drug interaction; and development of disease-relevant assays for profiling lead compounds. We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic scientists to work in our dynamic, team-oriented and innovative startup environment. This opportunity has high potential for career growth.  The company is financed by Atlas Venture and The Column Group and is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

Principal duties and responsibilities 

  • Perform experiments using cellular and molecular biology techniques including cell culture, RNA and DNA extraction/analysis, qPCR, immunoblotting and plate-based assays
  • Execute gene over-expression and under-expression studies to support target validation and characterization efforts (cDNA overexpression, RNAi, CRISPR, etc.)
  • Support characterization of lead compounds in disease-relevant assays
  • Effectively collaborate with a fully integrated team to facilitate the success of projects.
  • Maintain detailed records of experimental protocols and data in laboratory notebooks

 

Qualifications

  • BS or MS in cell/molecular biology or related discipline with at least 3 years of relevant industry or academic experience
  • Strong experience in tissue culture techniques
  • Familiarity with a broad range of RNA and protein analysis techniques: immunoblotting, RT-PCR, etc.
  • Experience with gene modulation techniques in cell-based studies (RNAi, CRISPR, cDNA overexpression, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience in designing, developing, performing and analyzing in vitro and cell-based assays.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong organizational and record keeping skills
  • Authorized to legally work in US



Remix values diversity and 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, marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status. Remix will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

 

Note to Third Party Staffing Agencies: Please do not forward any agency resumes. Remix Therapeutics is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited.

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  • Location
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Discovery biology
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time