Associate Scientist, Compound Management

Cambridge, MA, United States
Jul 13, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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

As an Associate Scientist, you will help support the company by managing all the different compounds needed to conduct crucial, decision-making experiments. you will help drive projects and improvement initiatives for compound management, always looking to see how we can make it better. In this role, you will work closely with our Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and Automation team to implement such improvements. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Handle all logistical aspects of compound management for SNPD, including receiving, registering, and inventory management utilizing automated systems
  • Organizing and communicating day to day tasks with junior team members to efficiently complete and deliver orders
  • Registration of compounds in database and LIMS
  • Placing orders for compounds with vendors; tracking and storing compounds appropriately
  • Receive requests for compounds and distribute them to scientists within the proper turn-around time
  • Troubleshoot and optimize, both independently and in collaboration with our team

About You

If you have strong communications skills (written and oral), coupled with exceptional time management skills, attention to detail, and enjoy working as a part of a team, we encourage you to apply! We are looking for a candidate with a BS in Molecular Biology with 3+ years of relevant experience in an academic or industrial setting, or 5+ years of compound management experience. Exposure to automation is preferred.

Meet your future team

The Genomics team are a fun, energetic, and passionate group of individuals, who are focused on pre-clinical NGS data support for IND or CTA packages. You will report directly to the Manager of NGS Production of the Screening and NGS Platform Development (SNPD). This hiring manager oversees many of the essential support systems that enable Intellia to do great science. This includes compound management, a variety of NGS applications, extractions, and more. All of which will provide the candidate with multiple areas inside and outside of the group for cross-training and exposure to cutting-edge gene therapy development. The hiring manager values teamwork and a positive attitude above everything else. There is nothing that cannot be accomplished when you know a team has your back.

The team is currently working mostly onsite to fulfill and process compound orders. Therefore, we require a candidate to be currently local to Cambridge MA, or open to relocating. While much of the day-to-day operations require wet-lab work, our team is focused on building not just technical expertise but fostering an environment for the growth of young scientists interested in a career in therapeutic biotechnology. If you join our team, you can expect to join a hardworking and collaborative environment. We look forward to fostering your skills, learning from your experiences, and building a larger team that will make a difference in patient's lives.


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.