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Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate, Liver Diseases

  • Cambridge, MA
  • Added

Position Overview:

Beam is seeking a highly-motivated, innovative, and collaborative Research Associate/Senior Research Associate to help us to discover and develop Liver therapies using our next-generation, state-of-the-art base editing technology. Demonstrated expertise in molecular biology, assay development, and mammalian cell culture is required. The position requires enthusiasm, passion, and a desire to create new medicines that will ultimately improve patients’ lives



  • Perform research requiring cell biology techniques including mammalian and primary cell culture, transfection, cell-based assays and analysis.
  • Perform research requiring molecular biology and protein chemistry techniques including cloning, qPCR, mRNA and DNA analysis, DNA sequencing, ELISA and other plate-based assays.
  • Gather and analyze experimental data under the direction of the research scientist or group leader, present to key stakeholders, as required.



  • A BS with 0-4 years or MS with 0-3 years of experience in research and development with relevant experience in biological sciences.
  • Experience in liver biology and relevant cell culture techniques (e.g. primary hepatocyte or hepatocyte-like cells).
  • Experience with genome editing (e.g. CRISPR/Cas9) is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to increasing scope and complexity of work brought on by growth/change.


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