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Scientist, Molecular Biology (Horvath Lab)

Altos Labs

Altos Labs

Cambridge, UK
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023

Our Mission

To restore cell health and resilience through cellular rejuvenation programming to reverse disease, injury, and the disabilities that can occur throughout life.

For more information, see our website at altoslabs.com.

Diversity at Altos

We believe that diverse perspectives are foundational to scientific innovation and inquiry.

We are building a company where exceptional scientists and industry leaders from around the world work side by side to advance a shared mission.

Our intentional focus is on Belonging, so that all employees know that they are valued for their unique perspectives.

At Altos, we are all accountable for sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment.

What You Will Contribute To Altos

Responsibilities

  • Dive into pioneering science focused on epigenetic modifications in both RNA and DNA.
  • Lead the advancement of mRNA-based therapeutic solutions.
  • Investigate the mechanistic foundations of cellular health and rejuvenation.
  • Collaboratively design project-specific experimental strategies, techniques, and procedures.
  • Contribute to the documentation and dissemination of research findings.
  • Collaborate closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) in executing research projects

Who You Are

Altos Labs Cambridge invites you to join the Horvath lab as a Scientist. We're in search of a passionate molecular scientist ready to spearhead projects that delve into the intricate relationship between epigenetic processes in RNA and DNA. In this role, you'll be instrumental in leveraging these insights for innovative drug development. Play a key role in pioneering advancements in epigenetic aging research.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Dive into pioneering science focused on epigenetic modifications in both RNA and DNA.
  • Lead the advancement of mRNA-based therapeutic solutions.
  • Investigate the mechanistic foundations of cellular health and rejuvenation.
  • Collaboratively design project-specific experimental strategies, techniques, and procedures.
  • Contribute to the documentation and dissemination of research findings.
  • Collaborate closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) in executing research projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in RNA modifications and RNA-based therapeutics.
  • Proficiency in understanding the interplay between RNA modifications and protein translation.
  • Strong interest in studying age-related molecular changes.
  • Mastery of advanced molecular biology techniques.
  • Proficiency in Nanopore sequencing methodologies.
  • Familiarity with epigenetic clocks.
  • Computational skills are highly desirable.

Salary Range: Scientist I, £42,500 - £69,000; Scientist II, £50,000 - £90,000. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

Before submitting your application:

- Please click here to read the Altos Labs EU and UK Applicant Privacy Notice (https://bit.ly/3fHGl98)
- This Privacy Notice is not a contract, express or implied and it does not set terms or conditions of employment.

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What We Want You To Know

We are a culture of collaboration and scientific freedom, and we believe in the values of diversity, inclusion and belonging to inspire innovation.

Altos Labs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Altos currently requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to legally required exemptions (e.g., due to a medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief).

Thank you for your interest in Altos Labs where we strive for a culture of scientific freedom, learning, and belonging.

Note: Altos Labs will not ask you to download a messaging app for an interview or outlay your own money to get started as an employee. If this sounds like your interaction with people claiming to be with Altos, it is not legitimate and has nothing to do with Altos. Learn more about a common job scam at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-spot-avoid-online-job-scams-biron-clark/