The Position:

Senda Biosciences is seeking to hire a Research Associate, Formulations to join our team. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a passion for pursuing innovative science aimed at bringing novel medicines to patients. Successful candidates should be highly organized, comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, and capable of working closely with an interdisciplinary team.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work independently and collaboratively to design and execute experiments
  • Characterize and test nanoformulations using biophysical, biochemical & molecular biology assays
  • Independently troubleshoot, solve - problems, and propose solutions related to experiment design and execution
  • Assist with cell culture, cell based experiments, and in vivo preclinical experiments, including tissue harvesting, and bleeding
  • Maintain detailed and organized records of multiple simultaneous projects
  • Assist with lab management tasks, including ordering and general organization

Required Skills/Experience:

  • BS or MS in a biology or engineering-related field (minimum 2+ years of relevant research experience in acedemia or industry)
  • Demonstrated understanding and success in implementation of nucleic acid extraction and characterization (ribogreen assay, gel electrophoresis, capillary electrophoresis, PCR, qPCR)
  • Proficiency in analytical techniques (DLS, zeta potential, UV-Vis and fluorescence spectrophotometry, HPLC/UPLC)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Familiar with preclinical in vivo experimental models
  • Familiar with mammalian cell culture and transfection
  • Familiar with molecular assays


Senda Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Senda does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. 

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