Senior Research Associate: Cell Engineering

Modern Meadow

As we continue to grow we are seeking to hire a Senior Research Associate for our Cell Engineering Team


- Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics or Biochemistry

- 5 or more year lab experience with various molecular biology techniques

- A foundation of basic scientific and analytical principles obtained through academic training and/or industrial experience.

- Strong fundamental understanding of Molecular Biology, Synthetic/Chemical Biology and Biochemistry (i.e., cell culturing, PCR, Western Blotting, ELISA-like immunoassays, in-vitro screening, protein purification).

- Possesses good organizational, communication, analytical, computer, and technical writing skills.

- Ability to provide input on experimental design for method development experiments

- High degree of personal accountability, with the ability to work independently and deliver results within project specific timelines

- Self-motivated, passionate about your work, and enthusiastic about contributing to building a positive team spirit.


- Executes experiments independently or as directed by the supervisor in a timely fashion and communicates results within a multi-disciplinary team.

- Effectively troubleshoots experiments to allow for appropriate interpretation and generation of high-quality data.

- Applies relevant scientific principles, techniques and instrumentation to research problems.

- Analyzes and interprets data to determine relevant next steps and critically discusses experiments and results.

- Demonstrates technical proficiency, scientific creativity, independent thought, and ability to collaborate with others on cross functional teams in a fast-paced, matrixed environment consisting of internal and external team members.

- Possesses knowledge and experience in the areas of protein/protein interactions, enzymology, vector manipulation, high-throughput screening campaigns.

- Keeps up with the latest scientific and engineering developments by reading the current literature and attending conferences.

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other scientific software used to design and analyze biological data like JMP, Vector NTI, and Spotfire.

- Complies and contributes to all safety requirements and to lab equipment maintenance to help create a safe, effective and efficient working environment.

- Maintains detailed, up to date, and witnessed laboratory notebooks.

Sounds interesting?