Associate Scientist

Factor Bioscience is seeking an exceptional candidate to join our team as Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology and Gene-Editing. This role is a part of the Molecular Biology team and supports development of Factor Bio’s novel UltraSlice gene-editing platform, as well as assisting optimization of nucleic acid delivery for pre-clinical programs. This is a lab-based position that works with state-of-the-art cell, molecular, and synthetic molecular biology techniques.

As an Associate Scientist at Factor, you will be

  • Optimizing RNA and DNA delivery of UltraSlice gene-editing proteins across multiple cell types
  • Developing and executing analytical methods for the evaluation of gene-editing efficacy and off-target effect in mammalian cells
  • Participating and presenting ideas and data to a multidisciplinary team
  • Analyzing, interpreting, and reporting data and study summaries in the form of written and oral reports

Our ideal candidate has

  • A Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in bioengineering, biotechnology, biology, molecular biology, or a related field
  • Knowledge, demonstrated through coursework, of the following:
    • Mammalian cell culture
    • Bacterial cell culture and bacterial transformation
    • Nucleic acid purification
    • Analysis of DNA sequencing results
    • Statistical analysis of biological data

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, Molecular Biology and Gene-Editing
  • Company Name: Factor Bioscience Inc.
  • Job Function: Scientist
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master’s

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