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LNP Discovery

Senior Scientist, LNP Discovery

  • Cambridge, MA
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Position Overview:

Beam Therapeutics is seeking a Senior Scientist with an exciting opportunity to work in the LNP (lipid nanoparticle) Discovery team. The individual will work and lead a team dedicated to developing safe and potent delivery systems to enable in vivo base editing across multiple tissue types. The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of organic chemistry, nanoparticle formulations, and the biological response to nanoparticles.

Responsibilities :

  • Prepare and characterize high quality lipid nanoparticle formulations.
  • Lead a team dedicated to LNP delivery across multiple tissue types.
  • Plan and execute thoughtful experimental lines of investigation by coordinating work across the organization.
  • Work as part of a project team to screen and characterize novel lipids, polymers, and protein conjugates.
  • Document, analyze, interpret, and present scientific findings to internal and external audience.


  • PhD or MS in Chemistry or related field with 3-5 years of industry experience in nanoparticle formulation and characterization.
  • Deep understanding of nanoparticle formulation techniques.
  • Prior experience leading a team and mentoring direct reports is required.
  • Familiarity with delivery of oligonucleotides is a plus.
  • Team player, comfortable working collaboratively and thriving in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong scientific background and publication record with proven high levels of performance and innovation in the delivery science.


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