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RASyn- Scientist/Senior Scientist, Molecular Biology


Boston, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Industry: Life Science
  • Post Date: 03/15/2023
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  • Company Address: 200 Berkeley Street, 18th Floor, Boston, MA, 02116
  • Salary Range: NA

About RAVen

RAVen (RA Ventures) is the venture-focused arm of RA Capital Management, LP, a Boston-based biotechnology and life sciences investment firm.

Job Description

RASyn, a new biotechnology company launched by RA Capital, is building a proprietary platform of innovative technologies transform the discovery and development of breakthrough therapeutic, diagnostic, and industrial products. RASyn’s platform integrates computational protein design and engineering, machine learning, synthetic biology, and single cell sequencing and will enable cheaper, faster, and larger scale production and optimization of biologics, enzymes, and biomolecule libraries. We are assembling a diverse team of the most talented scientists and innovators who seek to invent the future today and have a passion for solving the most intractable problems.

About RA Capital:

RA Capital funds and builds healthcare and life science companies using an evidence-based investment approach informed by TechAtlas, a think tank within RA Capital which analyzes scientific and clinical data from academic literature and industry sources to anticipate how breakthroughs might impact industry stakeholders, physicians, patients, and policymakers. TechAtlas' analyses are captured in a unique collection of competitive landscapes, or ‘maps’, that identify competitive therapeutics, diagnostics, research tools, and/or technological capabilities in a given area.

About the Role:

RASyn is seeking an innovative, intellectually curious, and team-oriented Scientist / Senior Scientist in Molecular Biology, who is excited to develop innovative sequencing technologies for deep mining of immune receptor repertoires. You will support our cross-functional teams with your profound knowledge of molecular biology and single-cell technologies. In your role as an expert in molecular biology at RASyn, you will build and establish the high-throughput immune receptor mapping platform, as well as contribute to TCR screening and characterization. As a member of a rapidly growing and very engaged team, you will help us in our mission to improve patients’ lives and develop novel therapies to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use molecular biology, NGS and microfluidics to build and establish high-throughput single-cell immune receptor mapping platform. 
  • Design, plan and execute experiments to support research activities, project goals and platform development
  • Contribute to immune receptor screening and characterization
  • Analyze and report experimental results verbally and in writing 

Qualifications & Skills:

  • PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, or a related field
  • Proven track record in and hands-on technology development and application of single-cell technologies 
  • Extensive experience with Next Generation Sequencing and technology development
  • Hands-on expertise with current molecular biology and cell culture procedures
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong working relationships with cross-functional teams

Preferred Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • Experience with automation