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Senior Research Scientist

Location: Boston, MA

Job Description:

EnBiotix is currently looking for a Senior Research Scientist for our engineered bacteriophage program.  The successful applicant will have a background in bacteriophage, virology, bacterial, and/or yeast molecular biology and biochemistry.  Industrial experience is a plus.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop robust screen or selection methods for optimizing engineered phage function, such as phage stability, host recognition, and phage infection parameters
  • Develop and implement quantitative, validated assays using commercial phage display for engineered phage payload selection against defined bacterial targets
  • Analysis and optimization of phage trans-gene expression in engineered phage
  • Characterization and modification of phage spectrum against pathogenic bacteria

Related responsibilities:

  • Work to plan in highly parallel manner with other team members
  • Presents data and interpretation of results to the team in a clear and concise manner
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Key Attributes and Skills:

  • Strong general scientific understanding of bacteriophage life cycles at the molecular level. Research experience with non-domesticated phages preferred.
  • Competency with PCR, gel electrophoresis, nucleic acid isolation, gene cloning, DNA assembly, protein purification, and assay development
  • Highly motivated and independent self-starter

Job Requirements:

The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. degree in a field of biological science plus a minimum of two years of prior relevant laboratory experience. Authorization to work in the US is required for this position. EnBiotix is based at LabCentral, 700 Main St., Cambridge, MA. If interested and qualified, please forward your CV to careers@enbiotix.com with Sr. Scientist- Bacteriophage in the subject line.

Executive Assistant / Office Manager

Location: Boston, MA

Job Description: We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to the CEO and senior management. The right candidate must be organized and calm under pressure. Excellent communication skills are essential for this role for external interactions. This position requires a professional demeanor and a high level of discretion in regards to handling of confidential company information. Must enjoy a “start-up” atmosphere and be flexible, show initiative, good judgment and be willing to take on additional tasks and responsibilities as needed to achieve goals and deliverables.  Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Primarily responsibilities: 

  • Screen and distribute mail correspondence
  • Handle inbound requests and queries appropriately
  • Manage Outlook calendar, schedule meetings and calls
  • Make local and international travel arrangements for the team
  • Order office supplies and maintain office in working condition
  • Act as the point of contact for different vendors
  • Maintain conference calendar and provide team with monthly updates
  • Participate in daily team calls and weekly meetings
  • Coordinate with IT company on office equipment & hardware
  • Maintain accurate and organized file of company documents
  • Coordinate internal exchange and archiving of non-disclosure agreements

Position Details:

  • Position is full-time salaried with medical, dental, 401(k), and life insurance benefits
  • 1-5 years previous experience working as Executive Assistant is preferred though not required
  • Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Entry level candidates will be considered.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@enbiotix.com