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Editas Medicine Senior Development Associate, Analytical Development - 2435 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

At Editas, we’re driven by a collective purpose, to bring transformative and life changing therapies to people living with serious diseases with the greatest unmet needs. This fuels our drive to excel in scientific innovation, allowing us to harness the power and potential of CRISPR/Cas9 and CRISPR/Cpf1 (Cas12a) gene editing.

We believe our people are at the core of everything we do, and we’re committed to cultivating a culture where every individual feels valued and included. To do this, we strive to integrate belonging, inclusivity, diversity, and equity into every aspect of our organization.

Together, we are leading the way towards a healthier and more equitable future.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Develop, execute, and transfer cell-based assays to support gene-modified cell therapy programs

  • Work collaboratively cross-functionally with internal project teams as well as external CROs and CDMOs

  • Analyze and present data within the organization

  • Share responsibility in maintaining lab equipment and reagent inventory

  • Maintain an electronic lab notebook and contribute to supporting documentation

Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Capabilities:

  • Experience with mammalian cell culture

  • Experience with development and qualification of cell-based assays

  • Experience with molecular biology techniques such as ddPCR and RT-qPCR

  • Experience with immunoassays such as ELISAs and Meso Scale Discovery (MSD)

  • Experience with running flow cytometry assays

  • Results-driven with excellent attention to details

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, problem-solve, prioritize assignments, and adjust priorities to meet goals in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented, multidisciplinary environment

  • Experience writing/editing standard operating procedures and reports (preferred)

  • Knowledge of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technologies (preferred)

Education & Relevant Work Experience:

  • M.S. in cell/molecular biology, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, or related field with 0-2 years of relevant experience (3+ years for Associate Sci I)

Or:

  • B.S. in cell/molecular biology, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, or related field with 2+ years of relevant experience (5+ years for Associate Sci I)

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technologies.

  • Development and/or technical transfer of GMP test methods for biologics.

  • Technical skills: mammalian cell culture, immunoassays including ELISA, MSD, flow cytometery, and molecular biology techniques—qPCR, ddPCR

If you are a results-focused and collaborative professional with a passion for advancing transformative therapies, we invite you to apply. Join us at the forefront of genetic innovation and be a key contributor to Editas Medicine's mission of redefining healthcare through cutting-edge genetic technologies.

Fostering Belonging. Fueling Innovation. Transforming Lives.

Benefits

Benefits Summary:

Editas provides a comprehensive array of benefits to all employees, including a Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Medical Plan, a company-funded Health Savings Account, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life and Disability Insurance, Dependent Care Account, Tuition Reimbursement, 401(k) plan with company match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Assistance Plan, Wellness Programs, and a flexible Paid Time Off policy.

If you are a results-focused and collaborative professional with a passion for advancing transformative therapies, we invite you to apply. Join us at the forefront of genetic innovation and be a key contributor to Editas Medicine's mission of redefining healthcare through cutting-edge genetic technologies.

Fostering Belonging. Fueling Innovation. Transforming Lives.

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