Senior Scientist - Viral Technical Support
Addgene is a thriving nonprofit founded in 2004 that facilitates biomedical research and discovery. Our biorepository stores, archives, and distributes plasmids for scientists around the world. Addgene's plasmid collection is used to advance research in a wide variety of disciplines, including cancer, heart disease, and neurodegenerative disorders, and can be used for a variety of functions such as genome engineering, gene or shRNA expression, optogenetics, viral gene delivery, in vivo development of transgenic animals, as well as applications in a wide range of cells and organisms.
In addition to sharing plasmids, Addgene also distributes ready-to-use viral vectors generated from plasmids within the repository, including AAV vectors predominantly used for neuroscience experiments and lentiviral vectors for CRISPR experiments.
Learn more about Addgene at www.addgene.org.
Addgene is seeking a collaborative scientist with experience in Neurobiology or Neuroscience to join our team and assist with the increased demand for our viral technical support and quality control services. This is a terrific opportunity to become part of a dynamic environment and to contribute to an important scientific resource.
Although you will not be conducting bench research, you will use your previous experience to assist the scientific community. Examples of specific tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:
Job Location Addgene is located at 490 Arsenal Way, Suite 100, Watertown, MA.
Compensation Compensation commensurate with experience. Addgene offers a comprehensive 100% company-paid benefit package that includes health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance. In addition, employees are encouraged to participate in an individual retirement account. The cost of public transportation or parking is fully paid by the company.
Applications Please submit your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only applications including both a cover letter AND resume will be considered.
Job Qualifications Candidates should be enthusiastic, self-motivated, organized individuals who are driven to help other scientists by embracing Addgene’s mission. Specific qualifications include: