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Senior/Research Associate

Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics is seeking Senior/Research Associates to join a small but growing R&D team in Cambridge MA to support the development of advanced mRNA and cell-based medicines.   Brooklyn is focused on exploring the role that cytokine, gene editing, and cell therapies can have in treating patients with cancer, blood disorders, and monogenic diseases.

Job Summary:

Successful candidates will be responsible for designing, executing and interpreting experiments and must be willing to learn and employ a broad range of experimental techniques. The position requires enthusiasm, passion, self-motivation and attention to detail.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute mammalian cell culture experiments, including primary cell cultures.
  • Perform genetic manipulation of cells (electroporation, transfection).
  • Analyze experiments with molecular and biochemical techniques (DNA/RNA analyses, qPCR/ddPCR, FACS, IHC, ELISA).
  • Perform data analysis and interpretation of experimental findings.
  • Respond flexibly to changing priorities and deliver accurate results in a timely fashion.
  • Effectively communicate and report/present data at internal meetings.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of experiments in an electronic notebook.

Education and Experience:

  • BS/MS in a biological science.
  • 3+ years of academic or industrial research experience.
  • Proficient with mammalian cell culture, including primary cells. Experience with pluripotent stem cells and cell reprograming techniques preferred.
  • Experience with basic immunostaining and microscopy techniques
  • Proficient in basic molecular biology and biochemical analytical techniques.
  • Experience maintaining a lab notebook and following written protocols.
  • Good understanding of gene editing tools and principles is a plus 
  • Basic knowledge of lipid nanoparticle (LNP) delivery techniques is a plus
  • Attention to detail with critical analysis of data and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Independently motivated, detail oriented and organized.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Word and Excel.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a laboratory environment with biological and chemical hazards.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.

Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.