Associate Scientist, Formulation

Cambridge, MA, United States
Mar 30, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Why Join Intellia?

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases.

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done.

We want all of our people to go beyond what is possible. We aren't constrained by typical end rails, and we aren't out to just treat people. We're all in this for something more. We're driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.

How you will Achieve More with Intellia
  • Routinely prepare lipid nanoparticle-based and conventional formulations at varying scales and characterize formulations using advanced analytical methods
  • Work closely with the Scientist s on lipid nanoparticle (LNP) design and analytical method development and perform analy ses f or LNP samples and drug products
  • Optimize existing analytical methods , develop new analytical assays and formulation processes and generate standard operating procedures ( SOPs ) and test method documents
  • Plan and c onduct experiments, independently and in collaboration with colleagues in support of project goals
  • Design, plan and establish experimental work-flows
  • A cquire and analyze respective data to inform decision making
  • Trouble-shoot experiments and instr umentation to reach desired goals
  • Communicate research and development findings with internal and external partners
  • Operate and maintain multiple laboratory instruments
  • Assist in maintaining general laboratory functionality, including lab equipment maintenance and the ordering and receiving of lab supplies

  • Requires a master's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Analytical chemistry or a directly related field plus five ( 5 ) years of biotech or pharmaceutical experience
  • 3+ years of experience with novel delivery systems including lipid nanoparticles and their analytical characterization
  • Extensive experience with UPLC/HPLC-based analytics and experience developing and running routine assays and novel assay development
  • Able to develop and implement SOPs for novel analytical methods
  • Experience with preparation of nanoparticle -based formulations at different scales sufficient to support in vitro and in vivo studies ( rodent s )
  • Experience in characterizing and developing novel drug delivery systems for nucleic acids, proteins or small molecules

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.