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Associate Director/ Director LNP (Lipid Nanoparticle) Formulation 1251350

Company: Stratacuity: Proven Scientific Placement
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Scope & Purpose:Our award winning an innovative client is developing a novel mRNA platform of drug development. We are seeking an individual with deep expertise in the RNA delivery space to lead our mRNA delivery efforts and will be responsible for developing novel LNP (Lipid Nanoparticle) systems for in-vivo mRNA delivery. The ideal candidate will be a leader and a great team player with excellent communication skills and an effective and inspiring management style.This job offers the flexibility to be hybrid and they are based out of Cambridge, MA.Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop novel LNP systems (identify novel lipids, lipid modifications, conjugations, new processes, etc.)
  • Improve existing LNP formulations, working with scientific advisory board members
  • Characterize physicochemical properties of LNP formulations
  • Work closely with pharmacology and program teams to deliver on key milestones
  • Guide company's RNA delivery strategy
  • Help build and manage company's LNP team
  • Stay up-to-date on RNA delivery literature and prepare technical reports and white papers
  • Assist in IP filings and manuscript preparations
  • Present scientific findings internally and then externally at key scientific conferences and industry events.Primary Job Requirements:
    • PhD in organic chemistry or related with 8-10 years of hands-on experience with lipid nanoparticles systems for mRNA and/or siRNA delivery
    • Proficiency in synthesis of novel lipids and conjugation of biomaterials
    • Experience with analytical techniques for LNPs such as HPLC/UPLC, DLS, UVVis, fluorescence spectrophotometry, Ribogreen assay, gel electrophoresis, capillary electrophoresis, etc.)
    • Startup mind-set (innovative and enthusiastic team player, problem solver)
    • Industry experience, strong management skills and knowledge of the drug development processes preferredAbout Stratacuity:Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.PROVEN SCIENTIFIC PLACEMENT---Stratacuity is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stratacuity will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact us.

Keywords: Stratacuity: Proven Scientific Placement, Cambridge , Associate Director/ Director LNP (Lipid Nanoparticle) Formulation 1251350, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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