Associate Scientist, Mass Spectrometry, Analytical Development

Location
Cambridge, MA, United States
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Ref
R239
Hotbed
Genetown
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
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, Mass Spectrometry you will join our analytical development team within the Technical Operations group and embrace the opportunity to transform amazing sciences and technologies into powerful cures. You will be responsible for new and existing mass spec-based analytical methods to support process development. Key responsibilities for this role include:
  • Perform laboratory work to support process development with some experience in chromatography and mass spectrometry.
  • Hands-on experience in characterization and data analysis using mass spectrometry, including intact, reduced LC-MS and peptide mapping LC-MS/MS workflows.
  • Responsibilities may include running forced degradation samples, stability studies and impurity characterizations.
  • Document experiment details, calculations, results, and observations in accordance with GLPs and SOPs


About you

Are you interested in the characterization of lipids used in LNPs? Are you skilled in analytical method development focused on lipids? If so, we encourage you to apply! Other qualifications and desired skills include:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related area with 2-4 years of hands-on industrial experience, or a Master's Degree with 1-2 years
  • Proficiency with mass spec-based analytical assays is required
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and demonstrated independent thinker who continuously seeks innovative solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, teamwork, and strong problem-solving skills
  • A background in gene therapy is a plus


Meet your future team

The Analytical Development team is a group of Energetic, Brilliant, fun, and motivated individuals. We work on different modalities and still work as a team to achieve our goals. We are a small but growing family. This group is responsible for developing robust and innovative analytical methods to support internal and external manufacturing processes. We support Intellia's clinical programs as well as in vivo and ex vivo emerging pipelines. While much of the day-to-day operations require wet-lab work, our team focuses on not only building everyone's technical expertise but also fostering an environment for career growth as scientists and engineers in the biopharmaceutical industry.

In this role, you will be reporting to the Senior Scientist, Analytical Development. who oversees Mass Spectrometry functions. She loves to see people grow and develop and looks forward to learning from your experience and building the team together with you .

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