Associate Scientist (Chemistry)

Factor Bioscience is seeking an exceptional candidate to join our team as Associate Scientist. In this position, you will create advanced mRNA and cell-engineering technologies for the development of new medicines for patients with devastating diseases including Parkinson’s disease, Crohn’s disease, dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and cancer.

As an Associate Scientist at Factor, you will

  • Design and synthesize novel organic compounds
  • Design and formulate nanoparticles for the delivery of nucleic acids to cells
  • Design and execute molecular biology, microbiology, and cell biology experiments
  • Lead synthetic and analytical method process development
  • Invent new mRNA, cell-engineering, and nucleic-acid delivery technologies
  • Collaborate with our academic and industrial partners to design and execute pre-clinical and clinical studies
  • Present your results at weekly group meetings and at national and international conferences

Our ideal candidate has

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, with research experience (degree in chemistry or engineering preferred)
  • Working knowledge of organic synthesis, molecular biology, microbiology, and cell-biology laboratory techniques
  • A strong desire to create transformational technologies for the development of new medicines
  • A love of science, an insatiable curiosity, and a willingness to tackle challenging projects
  • Authorization to work in the United States

We offer

  • The opportunity to work on both independent and collaborative research projects
  • A competitive compensation package with benefits including: medical, dental, and vision coverage, three weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, and student loan repayment assistance
  • Comprehensive training on the company’s technologies
  • Opportunities for publications, patents, conference presentations, and international travel

Job Information

  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Position Title: Associate Scientist (Chemistry)
  • Company Name: Factor Bioscience Inc.
  • Job Function: Scientist
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year

Apply for this job

Job Application

Maximum file size: 104.86MB

Maximum file size: 104.86MB

About Factor

Factor is a biotechnology company headquartered near Inman Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With more than 100 patents covering foundational innovations in the fields of mRNA, gene editing, cell reprogramming, and nucleic-acid delivery, Factor’s scientific team creates advanced cell-engineering technologies to enable the development of state-of-the-art personalized regenerative medicines.

In addition to collaborating with universities and industry partners, Factor also creates new companies that use our technologies to develop therapeutic products: Novellus Therapeutics (mesenchymal stem cell focus; founded in 2014, acquired for $125 million in 2021) and Exacis Biotherapeutics (engineered NK-cell and T-cell focus; founded in 2020).

Factor Bioscience Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Accordingly, we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. Our commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Factor Bioscience makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.