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EHS Technician (Contract)

Life Edit Therapeutics
Durham, NC
Start date
Feb 11, 2024

Job Details

The Role:

Life Edit is looking for an enthusiastic person who desires experience working part -time in a Biotechnology research lab with a long-term career in EHS.  This role reports to the Site Manager of EHS and would conduct EHS functions & activities in the Facilities and Maintenance group. This is a contract position for an 8 hour shift one day a week. 

Here’s What You’ll Do:

  • Conduct weekly and monthly inspections of safety equipment
  • Inspect and refill spill supplies and first aid cabinets
  • Monitor and document inspections of chemical waste storage
  • Participate in the Behavior Observation Program (BBS)
  • Complete other assigned duties related to EHS



  • An interest in biotechnology and EHS
  • Minimum of 12 semester hours of EHS coursework
  • Ability to lift > 40 lbs.
  • Competent with computer software
  • Ability to be at work on the same workday each week.

Why join Life Edit and the ElevateBio ecosystem?

Life Edit Therapeutics is an integrated subsidiary of ElevateBio, a technology-driven cell and gene therapy company that is accelerating access to the cutting-edge technologies and expertise that can change the future of medicine. Our integrated model combines multiple R&D technology platforms – including Life Edit gene editing – and cGMP manufacturing to power the discovery and development of advanced therapeutics. Our ecosystem is designed to enhance speed, delivery, and probability of success to change patient lives.

Life Edit is an integral part of ElevateBio’s ecosystem of platform technologies and is pioneering focused next-generation gene editing technologies and therapeutics. Located in Durham, NC, members of Life Edit work closely with the ElevateBio Research and Development and BaseCamp manufacturing teams in Waltham, MA. Life Edit is advancing therapeutic programs in collaboration with industry partners while building its own internal pipeline of gene editing therapies. We are looking for a unique individual who can continue to lead the cultural development of Life Edit and build on its momentum as an integral part of the ElevateBio ecosystem.

Our Mission:
To power the creation of life-transforming cell and gene therapies, at a speed the world deserves.

Our Vision:
We seek to be the world’s most indispensable cell and gene therapy technology company, redefining how companies operate, how products are created and how disease is treated.

ElevateBio is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. ElevateBio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.


Life Edit Therapeutics is an ElevateBio company focused on advancing next-generation gene editing technologies and therapeutics. Life Edit has built a highly innovative platform with one of the world’s largest and most diverse libraries of RNA-guided nucleases (RGNs), base editors, and reverse transcriptase (RT) editors that provide flexible editing and unprecedented access to the genome. The platform allows Life Edit to target any genomic sequence and potentially develop novel human therapeutics for the most challenging genetic diseases by enabling ex vivo engineering for cell therapies and regenerative medicines and in vivo delivery of gene therapies.

Company info
300 Morris Street, Suite 300
United States

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