Research Associate / Scientist

We are seeking for our Philadelphia-based R&D laboratory a creative, motivated Associate Scientist/Research Scientist with expertise in cell biology laboratory techniques to contribute to the development of our novel, cell-penetrating peptide-based platform for biologics delivery. As a member of the Discovery team, you’ll directly participate in all steps of preclinical R&D from target validation and mechanism of action studies to the design and management of IND-enabling studies.


This role requires a BA/BS with at least 5 years of experience or MS with at least 2 years of relevant research experience in molecular biology, cell biology, or a related life science discipline.  Prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry is preferred, as is experience in mitochondrial biology, protein degradation, and/or neurodegeneration.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A demonstrated proficiency in diverse cell biology and biochemistry techniques such as: mammalian cell culture, protein analysis and quantification, microscopy, gene expression analysis, and/or cell-based assays
  • The ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with other members of the discovery team in a fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent planning, organization and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate the needs of the company’s programs to external collaborators as well as different stakeholders within the company