Research Associate, Analytical Developme
Moderna Therapeutics

Job Order #: 20407212

Cambridge, MA 02141

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 2/10/2024

EXPIRES 5/5/2024

Job Description

The Role:

Moderna is seeking a highly skilled, talented and motivated scientist that will be focused on method development/pre-qualification/transfers, characterization of drug products to support mRNA therapeutic development. The individual will work with other scientists within the Bioassay team, Analytical Development and across the Moderna ecosystem.

Here's What You'll Do:

* The successful candidate must be able to work in a fast paced and highly dynamic environment and be able to contribute to bioassay development activities.

* We seek applicants who are proactive, and enthusiastic.

* Applicants will have exceptional time management skills, strong attention to detail and great communication skills.

* Contribute as part of the Bioassay development team towards the development and execution of various cell-based analytical methods to support drug product characterization, release, and stability.

* Perform method development, pre-qualification, method transfer and associated documentation, and present work to internal stakeholders.

* Be able to use hands-on troubleshooting for cell-free assays, cell culture, and cell based bioassay.

* Use experimental design and data analysis to characterize drug products in cell-free and in vitro cell based assays.

* Understand and apply scientific principles, theories, concepts, practices and standards for product development.

* Demonstrate independent judgment in technique and method selection, protocol and study design and execution with agreement from manager; use data analysis and use of standard practices and procedures for a variety of problems to meet assigned objectives.

* Work closely with colleagues within Moderna to collaborate on sample testing, method development and transfer of analytical technologies.

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:

* BS in Biology, Biochemistry, Cell biology, or closely related field.

* Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture and cell-based immuno or functional assays or qPCR/ddPCR is required.

* Knowledge of theories, principles and techniques of relevant scientific areas and basic understanding of industry practices and standards.

* Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail is required.

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptable, and a positive attitude.

* Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies.

* Ability to follow complex method development and suggest appropriate method modifications.

* Ability to prioritize work and experience in managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

* Previous experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry is highly desired.

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

* Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
* Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
* Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
* Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
* Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
* Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness e
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