• Research Associate, Analytical Development

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Analytical Development
    Full Time Salary
  • Overview

    Homology Medicines is seeking a Research Associate to aid in operational support for methods to characterize AAV vector products. The individual in this role will be a talented and motivated technician who will focus on the analysis of research/development-grade vector samples using multiple AAV-specific analytical methods. This is a largely laboratory-based position with a focus on providing analytical support for characterizing research-grade vectors.


    • Plans and executes AAV-specific characterization assays, including vector genome quantification by qPCR and ddPCR, viral capsid quantification by ELISA, protein analysis by SDS-Page gels, endotoxin testing and additional assays as needed
    • Provides routine testing support to enable project progression
    • Generates, manages, evaluates and maintains critical data in a highly organized manner
    • Assists with qualification of analytical procedures by generating data and assisting with reports
    • Identifies complex technical issues and implements solutions under supervision


    • BA/BS in Biological Sciences with 2+ years of relevant industrial experience or MS with 0-4 years of relevant experience
    • Experience working in Quality Control with understanding of GLP and GMP practices a plus
    • Hands-on experience with a variety of biochemical or molecular biology assays, such as ELISAs and qPCR, preferred
    • Adept at conducting routine testing and able to conduct limited troubleshooting of multiple methods
    • Able to effectively manage and prioritize multiple parallel laboratory activities is essential
    • Able to work effectively in a collaborative team environment where results are achieved through influence and the incorporation of multiple points of view
    • Familiarity of Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) a plus
    • Independently motivated, detail oriented and good problem-solving ability



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