Associate Scientist I, Analytical Development - 2472

Editas Medicine

Editas Medicine

Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

At Editas, we’re driven by a collective purpose, to bring transformative and life changing therapies to people living with serious diseases with the greatest unmet needs. This fuels our drive to excel in scientific innovation, allowing us to harness the power and potential of CRISPR/Cas9 and CRISPR/Cpf1 (Cas12a) gene editing.

We believe our people are at the core of everything we do, and we’re committed to cultivating a culture where every individual feels valued and included. To do this, we strive to integrate belonging, inclusivity, diversity, and equity into every aspect of our organization.

Together, we are leading the way towards a healthier and more equitable future.

Position Summary

Editas is seeking an Associate Scientist to join our Analytical Development group. This person will work closely with teams across research & development to execute various biophysical methods for gene editing components and drug product characterization. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience with assay development, tech transfer of assays to QC, and the ability to work collaboratively across cross-functional teams. Proficient and experienced in Mass Spectrometry and HPLC method development highly preferred.

As the Associate Scientist in Analytical Development, you will be responsible for:

  • Development and execution of various biophysical methods to gene-editing components and drug product characterization, release, and stability.
  • Identification of protein PTMs, analysis by native mass spectrometry and optimization of in process sample prep. Support routine sample prep for process characterization, comparability and PPQ samples.
  • Independent data interpretation and analysis, organize data and work with bioinformatics and other groups to simplify or update data workflows
  • Routine mass spectrometry and lab equipment maintenance
  • Opportunity to spearhead one or multiple assay development projects.
  • Cross-train personnel on assays, as required.
  • Meticulous documentation in electronic lab notebook (ELN).
  • Compile and present data in various meetings.
  • Assist in authoring and reviewing of test methods, technical reports, and supporting procedures.