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Research Associate, Discovery Research

Beacon Hill Life Sciences - Boston
Cambridge, MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Research Opportunity Overview:

Our Client is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of innovative treatments for rare diseases, chronic liver diseases, cardiovascular disease, and infectious diseases.  The Company is using its proprietary GalXC™ RNAi technology platform to build a broad pipeline in these therapeutic areas.

We are seeking a highly-motivated research scientist to join our innovative team.  The candidate will process and generate bioassay data to advance our RNAi drug candidates and be an integral member of our R&D team.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributing to a team tasked with evaluating novel experimental medicines in preclinical models of disease, and advancing our technology to enable development of the next generation of innovative RNA-based therapeutics
  • Performing laboratory assays according to SOPs, troubleshooting when needed
  • Maintaining careful laboratory notebooks and generating study reports


  • BS in Biology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or equivalent
  • 1+ years (Research Associate) or 3+ years (Associate Scientist) of experience in a relevant academic or industrial setting
  • Experience in standard laboratory methodologies; aseptic technique; Tissue processing for RNA isolation; RT-qPCR; working knowledge of molecular biology
  • Experience in common methods of data analysis, including scientific software 
  • Commitment to careful and thorough technical documentation, including electronic laboratory notebooks and study reports
  • Ability to interact effectively on multidisciplinary teams and participate in our exciting, dynamic company culture; ability to work independently
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

Beacon Hill Life Sciences - Boston


Cambridge, MA



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