Senior Research Associate & Laboratory Manager

Stoke is seeking a highly motivated Senior Research Associate to join a company pioneering genetic disease treatments. A successful candidate should have a strong background in cellular biology research. This candidate will be a member of the In Vitro Pharmacology Group and will also have overall Stoke biology and chemistry laboratory Management responsibility. The candidate will also work in a team environment to execute cellular biological assays. The candidate will be expected to perform the following activities:

  • Work closely with biologist and chemist to maintain, organize, and improve the safe and efficient operation of our laboratory.
  • Conduct in vitro disease model cellular assays to evaluate drug candidates & ensure tissue culture suites are functioning optimally.
  • Serve as the primary liaison with the facilities team to ensure Research Laboratory is functioning and will expand optimally.
  • Troubleshoot experiments, analyze, interpret data, participate in development of new assays.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of experiments in electronic lab notebook (ELN) and draft technical reports.
  • Present research findings at group meetings and occasional company-wide and external meetings.
  • Work independently as well as collaborate with peers in a result-oriented research environment.

Required Experience:

  • B.S/M.S. with a minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience in molecular and cell biology research, preferably in industry, or M.S. with minimum of 2 years post-graduate experience in cell biology research, preferably in industry.
  • Strong experienced in standard sterile cell culture techniques and tissue culture suite maintenance is required.
  • A plus would be prior participation in phenotypic assay or iPSC disease model assays.
  • Strong organizational and recordkeeping skills, experience using ELN is highly desirable.

Travel:

Approximately 5% of this position will require travel.

Location(s):

This position is based in Bedford, MA. Stoke operates sites in Bedford, MA, and Cambridge, MA.

Benefits & Compensation:

Stoke Therapeutics offers comprehensive and competitive employee benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance; life, long and short-term disability insurance; Paid Primary Caregiver Leave; a 401K program with company match, and an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP). Compensation will be highly competitive for the industry and directly commensurate with experience.

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