Disease Biology:
Associate Scientist

Why Join Intellia? 

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases. 

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done. 

We want all of our people to go beyond what is possible. We aren’t constrained by typical end rails, and we aren’t out to just “treat” people. We’re all in this for something more. We’re driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.   

How You Will Achieve More With Intellia

Assist with in vitro experiments in primary cells as well as in vivo assays focused on the development of gene editing therapies. Specific duties include:

  • Primary cell culture, including CD34+ human and non human primate bone marrow cells.

  • Primary cell transfection and transduction.

  • Bone marrow extraction and sample preparation for flow cytometry.

  • Flow cytometry for primary cells and for mouse bone marrow.

  • Cell and tissue preparation for NGS.

  • mRNA extraction for TaqMan assays.

  • Non adherent live cell imaging.

  • Position is fixed based in Cambridge office, but telecommuting from a home office may be allowed up to 1 day per week.

About You

Requires a Master’s degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, or a directly related field plus 2 years of experience with cellular and molecular biology.

Must have 2 years of experience in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):

  • In vivo experience including tissue collection post mortem, blood collection, bone marrow extraction, and basic mouse handling

  • Primary cell culture

  • Flow cytometry

  • General molecular biology skills

  • Microscopy

  • Analyzing and interpreting data generated and deciding next experiments

40 hours per week

Cambridge, MA

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EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
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