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The Research Associate – Gene Therapy is responsible for supporting AGTC’s gene therapy research projects in alignment with the Company goals, working independently with minimal supervision. This position will be located in Cambridge, MA.

Reporting Relationship

  • The Research Associate will report directly to the Scientist – Basic Research.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and qualify new assay methods, including in vitro and cell-based assays
  • Plan, execute and troubleshoot routine assays and procedures
  • Collect, analyze, and summarize data in a timely manner
  • Write and/or review SOPs, technical reports and study reports
  • Maintain relevant laboratory supplies and equipment as needed
  • Present scientific results at appropriate meetings and conferences
  • Observe and comply with AGTC’s Employee manual and Safety and Quality manual
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety, OSHA policies, and EPA standards


  • A B.S. or higher degree, with a degree in a Biology, Biochemistry or relevant science major
  • Four years or more of relevant experience strongly preferred
  • Hands-on laboratory experience in common molecular biology, cell biology and protein chemistry techniques
  • Advanced proficiency in basic biological laboratory techniques, including cloning, PCR, bacterial & mammalian cell culture, transfection procedures and immunoassays
  • Proven record of delivering high quality results against deadlines
  •  Good documentation practice
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work as a team player, as well as independently
  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of commonly used scientific software programs


AGTC offers a competitive compensation commensurate with education and experience, including salary, benefits, and company equity.  AGTC is an EOE and maintains a drug free workplace.  Please send CV or resume to: jobs@agtc.com

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