Biologist-Scientist

Location
20879, Gaithersburg
Posted
Sep 28, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Sirnaomics, Inc. is a leading clinical stage biopharmaceutical company in the discovery and development of RNAi therapeutics for treatment of cancer and fibrotic diseases.  We are seeking candidates to fill the newly created position of Scientist/Biologist in our headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD.

The successful candidate will focus on assessment of efficiency of RNA interference in tissues and mammalian cell cultures with qRT-PCR and ddPCR endpoints.  Specifically, this person will develop methods, validation (qRT-PCR, ddPCR), and experiment design; perform cell-based assays, qRT-PCR, ddPCR to evaluate siRNA-mediated KD effect; sample analysis using real-time qPCR and droplet digital PCR (ddPCR); cell culture, transfection; manual and automated RNA extraction; cDNA synthesis; assay optimization, standard curve; and other related activities.

To be considered for this position, the well qualified candidate will have an advanced degree (PhD/MS), or equivalent, in biomedical science, cell biology, molecular biology, immunology, or related field of study, and two or more years of relevant experience to include method design, development, and validation.  This person should also have a demonstrated deep understanding and strong hand-on experience with real-time qRT-PCR and droplet digital PCR.

Sirnaomics is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and offers a fast paced/dynamic environment, growth opportunity, competitive compensation and a full benefits program.