Careers

Senior Research Associate, Biology at Goldfinch Bio
Cambridge, MA, US
The Opportunity

The Senior Research Associate will develop, implement and execute in vivo and in vitro assays required for the advancement of high priority projects and Goldfinch Bio's Product Engine.

Major Responsibilities

Development and implementation of a diverse set of cellular assays used to support lead discovery
In partnership with scientific leadership design, execute, troubleshoot, and interpret biological experiments in support of program objectives
Interact and communicate results and conclusions to the biology team and cross-functional project teams
Requirements and Qualifications

B.S. or M.S. in cell and/or molecular biology or pharmacology
3 to 5 years of industry experience
Experience developing cellular assays used to drive early-stage programs towards candidate selection, including miniaturization and automation of high-content imaging, as well as protein and RNA assays
Target validation experience with ability to assay target biology with genetic perturbation techniques such as CRISPR-Cas9 and shRNA, in addition to the construction of stable cell lines expressing genes of interest
Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team environment
Strong experimental background and a rigorous, analytical approach to problem solving
Familiarity with high-content phenotypic screening
Experience with visualization software and associated analysis of rich cellular datasets
Some weekend work will be required