Chemistry & Delivery Sciences:
Research Associate, RNA Oligonucleotide Chemistry

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:

Intellia Therapeutics is seeking an individual to work closely with the RNA Chemistry Team responsible for synthetic oligonucleotides. This individual will be involved in a complete production process for the identification, implementation & fulfillment of synthesis, purification and reaction scheme analytical characterization and method development of oligonucleotides.

  • Hands-on position in an oligonucleotide chemistry lab inclusive of operating, maintaining & calibrating synthesis platforms and other scientific equipment.
  • Synthetic oligonucleotide method and process development participation.
  • Assist with managing reconstitution process and material transfer. Willing to acquire knowledge with handling nucleic acid while adhering to process to maintain a sterile environment. 
  • Perform semi-preparative and analytical HPLC and LC-MS quality control processes.
  • Solid decision-making on product path with the ability to work independently and collaboratively while problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate basic lab competency in preparing reagents and buffers & handling chemicals.
  • Follow and write standard operating procedures and process improvement documents.
  • Documentation of results and data analysis.
  • Ensure safety and product quality are paramount throughout the laboratory environment.

About You:

  • B.S. or B.A. equivalent in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field with 1-4yrs general laboratory experience or M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field and 0-2yrs laboratory experience.
  • Basic computer skills including MS Office Suite.
  • More experienced candidates with oligonucleotide chemistry experience will be strongly considered.

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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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