MIT Biotechnology Group

Oroboros, RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, DELIVERY

ROLE: RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, DELIVERY

Company Overview

Oroboros is a startup coming out of MIT focused on developing a novel RNA-based platform technology that can be
used to treat a wide range of diseases. We are seeking a highly motivated and scientifically rigorous individual to join
our R&D team. We are looking for someone who is excited about building a transformative platform technology and
loves a challenge. We want a person who is eager to learn, attentive to details, and can think creatively.

Responsibilities

  • Design and synthesize new chemical entities to support mRNA drug delivery efforts.
  • Conduct multistep synthesis, purification and rigorous characterization of compounds.
  • Search mRNA drug delivery literature and compile documentation.
  • Biophysical and chemical characterization of novel formulations using analytical techniques such as dynamic
    light scattering and HPLC.
  • General laboratory assistance including ordering/receiving of lab supplies, preparation of reagents, and lab
    equipment maintenance.
  • Document, analyze, interpret and present data to internal parties.

Requirements

  • BS/MS in biochemistry, chemical engineering, or synthetic organic chemistry, or related fields.
  • Strong foundation in chemistry, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, biochemistry, or related field.
  • Excellent technical skills in conducting multistep chemical syntheses and compound purifications.
  • Expertise in nanoparticle synthesis and characterization. A knowledge of nucleic acid delivery is a plus.
  • >1 year experience in in drug delivery or nanoparticle formulations in an industrial setting working is a plus.
  • Experience with LCMS, FPLC, NMR, UV/Vis spectroscopy and molecular characterization is a plus.

Apply
Please send your resume to raffasquilloni7@gmail.com.

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