Scientist/Sr. Scientist

Organization
Aldatu Biosciences, Inc.
Job Location
Cambridge, MA 02139
Salary
Competitive
Job Description

We are currently growing our scientific team, and we are seeking an experienced scientist with strong molecular biology skills and a demonstrated interest in global health and/or infectious disease. Our new team member will work closely with Aldatu’s Chief Science Officer to design and execute experiments related to the development and testing of PANDAA™-based diagnostic products. As the team continues to grow, this team member will also have leadership opportunities in the management of junior scientific team members.

Requirements

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant life science field
  • Minimum of 4-5 years research experience with a M.S., or 1-2 years with a Ph.D.
  • Nucleic acid (DNA and RNA) purification and handling expertise
  • Extensive experience with PCR and quantitative real-time PCR
  • Experience with primer and probe design
  • Facility with sequence alignment software (preferred)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
About Our Organization

Aldatu Biosciences is a seed-funded biotechnology company developing innovative diagnostic tools based on its proprietary genotyping platform, PANDAA™. Aldatu is committed to commercializing products that address diagnostic challenges in global health, primarily in HIV and other infectious diseases, and which improve both the quality of patient care and healthcare cost-efficiency. Aldatu is a resident company at Lab|Central, a vibrant life science incubator near Kendall Square in Cambridge, MA.

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