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Sr. Research Associate/Associate Scientist Molecular Biology

About the Position

Reporting to the Associate Director, Molecular Biology group, we are seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Research Associate or Associate Scientist.  Under scientific and technical supervision, the candidate will design and produce molecular constructs that could be utilized for vector development and protein production.  The individual will focus and work along for manufacturing small and large scale LVV gene therapy vectors across various preclinical programs and disease areas. The position offers growth into additional areas such as cell biology and molecular biology, immunology, and cell therapy. The position involves both technical and operational responsibilities.

Responsibilities Include

  • Molecular Biology – Experience with cell culture, cloning, lentiviral production.
  • Under scientific and technical supervision: develop and execute protein characterization and quantification assays including but not limited to chromatography using protein-specific affinity matrices, gel electrophoresis, immunoblottingand FPLC driven processes. 
  • Actively contribute to process improvements and the implementation of new technologies.
  • Perform lab associated tasks in accordance with cGLP and Cabaletta Bio lab safety policies
  • Maintain accurate and well-organized records and electronic laboratory notebook

Required Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Life Sciences or closely related discipline with 2-3 years of prior experience
  • M.S. degree in Life Sciences or closely related discipline with 1 -2 years of prior experience
  • Prior experience with the cell culture and cell-based assay development and T-cell biology
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques, cloning, flow cytometry
  • General lab skills; including sterile technique, human tissue handling.
  • Must be highly organized and able to work independently.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate in writing, must have a desire to be part of a growing organization that uses cutting-edge science.
  • A high level of flexibility to support various other activities and the ability to learn new techniques outside of existing field of expertise. 
  • Strong team orientation and passion for continuous self-development.
  • Experience in industry or in a startup industrial setting is preferred.

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Our most important asset is our people and we offer competitive benefits including health and retirement, PTO, and stock option plans.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Cabaletta Bio is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable law.