RESEARCH ASSOCIATE PLATFORM DISCOVERY

The Position
Reporting to the Director of Platform Biology, the Research Associate of Platform Discovery will assume a key role responsible for implementing Cogen Therapeutics’ high throughput strategy and discovery platform which is poised to interrogate unprecedented diversities of protein interactions.

The Research Associate will serve an essential role in being part of a world-class team and be responsible for contributing to the execution and evolution of the discovery team’s milestones. Responsibilities include, (1) implementation of the high-throughput discovery platform, (2) day-to-day execution of the platform within a team of scientists focused on generating novel biological insights utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach, and (3) work closely with Technology-development, Protein Engineering, and Molecular Biology in support of the ongoing evolution of the platform.

The Research Associate's key scientific mission will be to establish the Cogen Therapeutics’ premiere cellular platform that serves as the functional core for empowering a robust therapeutic pipeline.

The Candidate
The successful non-PhD candidate should have at least two years of industry experience including drug discovery, high-throughput screening, protein characterization, and molecular biology. The incumbent will be well organized and technically minded . Knowledge and experience in protein production and protein analytics are highly desirable.

The Research Associate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and a successful track record of working in a fast-paced environment.

Experience in the following areas are highly desirable:

  • ELISAs

  • Protein production

  • Protein characterization (SDS-PAGE, Western blots, etc).

  • High-throughput screening

  • DNA cloning and vector construction

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction

  • Robotic liquid handling

The Research Associate will be confident, passionate, execution focused, team oriented and will have a can-do attitude and the ability to motivate others.

Compensation
A lucrative overall compensation package including:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus potential and stock options.

Contact Information
To learn more about this exciting career opportunity please feel free to call or forward your resume or any background information on yourself in confidence to:

William Gordon, PhD
Director of Platform Biology
Email: wgordon@cogentherapeutics.com