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Research Associate-RNA Production

Scismic Inc Cambridge ,MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are seeking an exceptional researcher to join our team as a Research Associate to refine our best-in-class proprietary RNA expression and delivery platform. The ideal candidate has at least a bachelor’s degree in a biology-related field with significant RNA handling experience. They will be able to quickly learn and integrate new protocols into existing workflows; possess strong oral and written communication capabilities; demonstrate excellent collaboration & interpersonal skills; and be adept at problem solving in a fast-paced environment.


  • Apply new protocols and analyses to optimize RNA synthesis and purification at scale
  • Routinely generate high quality RNA for in vitro and in vivo experimentation
  • Develop and exercise stringent quality control measures with close attention to detail
  • Actively participate within project teams and collaborate across interdisciplinary R&D programs
  • Independently manage scheduling, interpret process data, and communicate results
  • Contribute to a positive and exciting work environment


  • BS in biology, genetics, biochemistry or related discipline with 0-4 years of postgraduate or industry research experience.
  • Experience in several of the following is preferred but not required:
  • RNA molecular biology
  • RNA synthesis and purification
  • Material stock management
  • Chromatography (HPLC or FPLC)

Scismic Inc


Cambridge, MA