Research Associate – Compound Mgmt. & Lab Informatics

Boston

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Dewpoint Therapeutics translates condensate biology into much-needed medicines. Biomolecular condensates are transforming our understanding of biology, and our highly collaborative team is at the forefront of efforts to harness this shift for drug discovery. Together, we are leveraging a transformative shift in the understanding of cellular biology to discover and advance breakthrough therapeutics for the toughest diseases.

We are looking for a creative, energetic individual to join our High-Throughput Screening (HTS) and In vitro Pharmacology Team, working directly on compound management and lab informatics. If you’re looking to jump start your career while gaining experience and knowledge in a collaborative and empowering environment, this is the ideal role for you. As the ideal candidate, you will bring experience in managing inventories of both small molecules and biological materials and have a desire to build a career in an industry-leading & cutting edge HTS team. 

In this position you’ll be part of an energizing and supportive startup team culture, engaged in continuous learning, and part of an exceptional international team. This role is based at our site in Boston's Seaport district. Dewpoint offers great benefits, competitive salary, and amazing perks.

In this role you will…

  • Play a key role in in-house compound management coordinating work at external CRO’s and developing a plan for transitioning to a full in-house support model
  • Be an active member of the lab informatics team driving process improvements and enhancing our capabilities
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to design, develop, and test new process flows and capabilities as well as evaluate new technology and software
  • Lead the creation of compound plates for distribution to in house and external assays
  • Become and expert on key automation and liquid handlers, including fully automated robotic platforms
  • Be a key partner for our chemistry team to prioritize work based on various project's needs
  • Function as an integral member of a key team, driving drug discovery across two sites, one in Boston and the other in Dresden, Germany. Through this role, you will be encouraged to build breadth and depth in your lab capabilities and develop extensive experience in drug discovery
  • Become a valuable contributor to other initiatives as they arise in our fast paced, start up environment 

To do that you will need…

  • A B.Sc. in Science ,Chemistry, Engineering, or a related field
  • Familiarity with chemical or biological information systems, database querying and/or data analysis is ideal
  • Basic hands-on experience with common laboratory operations, liquid handling equipment, and 
    automated plate-based equipment
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience in compound management/high throughput screening is preferred but not essential
  • Ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary and dynamic environment and experience in mentoring and leading scientific teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, the shared language of our multicultural team

About Dewpoint

Dewpoint Therapeutics is the first company founded to apply the emerging discipline of biomolecular condensates to drug discovery. Dewpoint believes that a vast range of conditions have pathways that are regulated by condensates or arise from the dysfunction of condensates — including cancer, neurodegeneration, and metabolic disease. Dewpoint scientists are working in Boston, MA, and Dresden and Frankfurt, Germany, to translate condensate biology into treatments for the toughest diseases.

Dewpoint Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of non-discrimination in the workplace. Candidates will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Dewpoint Therapeutics has an anti-hate policy in place, along with an active staff-led Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee sponsored by the CEO.

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