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Development Scientist I, RNA and Programmable Nucleases

New England Biolabs (NEB) is seeking applications for the position of Development Scientist I. The successful candidate will work with a diverse team of scientists to develop products to support the RNA and programmable nuclease fields. Top candidates will be self-motivated, have a keen attention to detail, and a desire to create the highest quality products that NEB is known for.
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Characterize, optimize, and commercialize new enzymes, reagents, and kits for NEB’s RNA and Genome Editing portfolios
  • Identify and employ creative solutions to improve product performance and to overcome development obstacles
  • Manage development projects across departments to achieve project goals and maintain timelines
  • Collaborate with the marketing department to produce technical literature including application notes, protocols, and sales focus materials
  • Communicate effectively both virtually and in person to convey project status and goals
  • The ideal candidate will possess the flexibility to contribute independently and as part of collaborative teams

Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, or related field
  • Strong molecular biology background with focus on RNA Biology and/or programmable nucleases preferred
  • Proven ability to design and execute experiments with attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A goal-oriented team player who is self-motivated and has a strong desire to create new and useful tools for molecular biology
  • Experience with cloning, expression, purification, and characterization of RNA/DNA modifying enzymes

In order to be considered for this position, please submit your resume directly to us using either the job link in our Handshake job posting or via our company website at