Boulder, CO
Full Time

Research Associate

Arpeggio Biosciences profiles nascent RNA for thousands of coding and non-coding sites across the human genome. We are leading the way for pharmaceutical companies to use nascent RNA to make better and safer medicine.

We are expanding and are looking for a passionate Research Associate to join our team. As part of this position, you will be involved in culturing cancer cell line models as well as primary cells from diseases like ALS. You will perform drug treatments in these various cell models, prepare RNA profiling and Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS)-based assays, and gain experience in basic NGS statistics.

This position reports to Lead Scientists and will work in a collaborative team environment and contribute to our company culture. A successful candidate will be responsible for executing and documenting projects performed for external partnerships. The candidate will bring organizational skills and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced working environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute in vitro cell-based assays and molecular biology techniques
  • Process samples and perform assays to support external partnerships
  • Maintain mammalian cell cultures
  • Development and improvement of NGS workflows
  • Practice detailed documentation of laboratory protocols
  • Maintain a high level of aseptic technique across multiple assays
  • Interpret data and meet quality control standards for multiple projects
  • Work autonomously to complete projects on defined timelines

Job Requirements

  • BS or MS with 2-5 years of laboratory experience or PhD in molecular/cellular biology or related field
  • Proficient in mammalian cell culture
  • Desirable: next-generation sequencing (NGS), RNA/DNA isolation, experience with good documentation practices (cGDP), QC/QA, drug treatment and sample collection, PCR and data analysis

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