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Scientist (non PhD)

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Staff Scientist
Organization Type
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We are seeking a candidate specializing in lipid nanoparticle (LNP) formulation and characterization to work in the BioMedicine Design (BMD) line of the Medicinal Sciences Organization. In this role the candidate will perform the generation and screening of novel LNP formulations.

  • Generate LNP formulations with novel components. Expected involvement in the design and execution of these studies and the ability to run experiments independently.
  • Work collaboratively with analytical and production teams to ensure quality of all LNP formulations generated.
  • Ability to independently analyze results and troubleshoot experiments.
  • Presentation of results to project teams.

  • BS Degree with 4+ or MS Degree with 2+ years experience in biochemistry, biophysics, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical science, or a related discipline.
  • Hands on experience in laboratory research is required, preferably in biochemistry, analytical chemistry, drug discovery and development.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive for results and capable of completing experiments with minimal supervision.
  • Experience and good understanding on nanoparticle formulation/characterization, RNA biology/ stability.
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel for data analysis and presentation.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills.
  • Self-motivated, organized, capable of working independently, and in a collaborative environment.

  • Prior experience in industry working on biopharmaceuticals and familiarity with the drug development process is desirable.
  • Hands on experience with lipid nanoparticles preferred.





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