Senior Research Associate/Associate Scientist, Bioanalytical Chemistry - Cambridge, MA | Biospace
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Senior Research Associate/Associate Scientist, Bioanalytical Chemistry

WAVE Life Sciences

Cambridge, MA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Bioanalytical, Preclinical, Scientist,

Job Description

WAVE Life Sciences USA seeks experienced and highly motivated individual to join its team in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This is an ideal position for an individual with a strong background in analytical chemistry and/or nucleic acid chemistry or related field who thrives in a team-oriented, fast-paced, and cross disciplinary biotech environment. The candidate will be an integral member of a small team of scientists aiming to rapidly and pragmatically realize the potential of an emerging technology.


Responsible for the immunochemistry platforms based bioanalytical method development, validation and sample testing to support preclinical or clinical studies.

May contribute to the bioanalytical and biomarker development and qualification using multitude of bioanalytical methods (ELISA, MSD, LC-MS, RT-PCR, qPCR, IHC, primary and cell based assays) to support preclinical, clinical, and manufacturing projects.

Develop and validate bioanalytical methods for immunogenicity assessment under supervision

Implement the established methods for sample analysis

Compile and analyze data using Softmax, spreadsheets or other data analysis tools

Maintain laboratory records, supplies and equipment’s

Write SOPs and other technical reports as needed

Stay compliant with applicable regulations



Hands on experience with immunoassay method development, optimization and validation.

Familiarity with immunogenicity testing, ADA (anti-drug antibodies), Nab (neutralizing antibodies) beneficial

Experience with ELISA and immunoassay development, familiarity with molecular methods

Bioanalytical assay design experience

Ability to trouble shoot, independently perform root cause analysis for method investigations

Proven ability in technical writing

Time management and project management skills

Written and oral communication skills

Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team

Education / Experience:

B.S. / M.S. with at least 3 years’ relevant experience in industry.

Experience with the development of a broad range of analytical methodologies for characterization of oligonucleotides

Knowledge of GLP requirements and ICH guidelines desirable

Experience within a start-up or small biotech environment a plus