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Sr. Research Associate: Molecular Biology



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Sr. Research Associate: Molecular Biology

  • 16-Apr-2024 to 15-Jul-2024 (EST)
  • Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Full Time

Nanobiosym is on the cusp of rewriting the rules of personalized medicine, novel technologies, and healthcare delivery. Founded by a renowned MIT and Harvard trained Physician and Physicist, Nanobiosym's innovative pipeline of products leverage novel advances in physics, biomedicine, and nanotechnology. Awarded the first ever X-PRIZE for healthcare, and a recipient of multiple other prestigious peer-reviewed funding awards, Nanobiosym is currently adding to its talented team as it expands into a global commercial enterprise.

Nanobiosym is currently seeking a talented research associate with molecular biology experience, to help test our new novel technologies. This role will include a combination of data acquisition, data analysis, statistics and troubleshooting, and the development of testing procedures.


  • Perform novel technology testing, maintain laboratory records, and prepare reports.
  • Define strategy for testing and optimization.
  • Create and champion new internal processes of testing, data collection, data acquisition, and data analysis
  • Expertise with excel and statistics
  • Exercise technical judgment on test requirements, developing recommendations and translating into course of action


  • BS degree in Biology, MS in Molecular Biology Preferred, bioinformatics, biostatistics
  • Prefer 2-5 years of academic or industry experience in molecular biology
  • Experience in qPCR or PCR preferred but not required
  • Experience working in a BSL-2 or BSL-2+ facility preferred but not required
  • Experience working in an ISO 13485 environment, and a working knowledge of ISO documentation & QSR requirements preferred but not required
  • Experience testing and/or developing life sciences products, including meticulous laboratory notebook skills
  • Must have an understanding of principles of statistics relevant to product testing
  • Must have an understanding of failure mode and root cause analysis
  • Prefer experience working in fast-paced startup environments
  • Prefer experience with automation tools (i.e., run automation scripts, analyze reports and issues, report bugs)

Personal Qualities

  • You are passionate about testing, quality assurance, healthcare, and technology
  • You are highly organized
  • You are methodical, detail oriented and effective at time management
  • You are a self-starter
  • You have good interpersonal, verbal communication, and documentation skills
  • You can function well in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • You are enthusiastic and positive, with strong skills in the areas of dependability, flexibility, and maturity