Senior Research Associate I, Bioanalytical Development

Kisbee Therapeutics

Kisbee Therapeutics

Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

COMPANY OVERVIEW
Kisbee Therapeutics is an early-stage, venture-backed biotech startup that is targeting apolipoproteins to develop novel therapeutic agents for neurodegenerative diseases. Our mission is to translate genetic and biochemical insights into therapies that promote brain health and repair. This is a fantastic career opportunity within an early-stage company dedicated to advancing disruptive and ground-breaking technology with the promise to change the course of neurodegenerative disease for millions of patients.


POSITION SUMMARY
In pursuit of excellence, we eagerly invite a motivated and creative Sr. Research Associate to join our Research and Development team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to leverage your existing expertise in bioanalytical ligand binding assays (e.g. ELISA, ECL detection, Quanterix) to support critical and high-visibility in-vivo studies. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to broaden your experience by being involved with additional analytical development and support activities utilizing HPLC, electrophoresis, and spectroscopic techniques.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide bioanalytical support to critical in-vivo studies. Independently troubleshoot and propose assay changes/improvements to ligand binding assays where appropriate.
  • Develop phase-appropriate analytical assays to support pre-clinical process and formulation development activities.
  • Help to coordinate sample shipping/ receiving and manage internal stability studies in support of pre-clinical process and formulation development activities.
  • Provide additional analytical support to process development and formulation studies as needed.
  • Summarize data and key findings for presentation to peers and management at periodic group meetings.


EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Preferred B.S. or M.S. in Biology, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, or related field with 2-4+ years of biotech/pharma industry experience.
  • Previous experience and a high level of competence with ligand binding assays, specifically ELISA techniques.
  • Open to learning new analytical techniques including but not limited to HPLC, SEC-MALS, CE-SDS, iCIEF, DLS, and SPR. Prior experience with one or more of these techniques is a plus, but not required.


BENEFITS

All eligible employees receive a generous package that includes: compensation, discretionary bonus, incentive stock options, the opportunity to participate in the Company’s health, dental, vision and 401k plans, life and disability insurance benefits, non-accrual paid time off, company holidays and winter company shut down! We embrace diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for individuals with disabilities during the application process, interviews, and while performing essential job functions. Contact Human Resources for accommodation requests.


RECRUITMENT

The Human Resources department oversees all recruitment and employment activities for Kisbee. Please note that unsolicited resumes sent to Kisbee by recruiters do not establish any form of relationship between the recruiter/recruiting agency and Kisbee. Submission of unsolicited resumes also does not impose any obligation on Kisbee to pay fees should we choose to hire from those resumes.

We kindly request that external recruiters/agencies refrain from contacting or directly presenting candidates to our hiring manager or employees.