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Research Associate, Cell and Molecular Biology

Foghorn Therapeutics is a startup biotech company backed by Flagship Pioneering and located in Cambridge, MA. Our goal is to develop small molecule therapies targeting chromatin remodeling complexes to treat cancer. We are seeking talented and dynamic individuals to join our effort in building a great company.

Position Summary

We're seeking an exceptionally skilled and highly-motivated Research Associate to develop and implement cellular assays for cancer drug discovery. This person will directly impact the company’s efforts to build a novel drug discovery pipeline.

Key Qualifications

  • B.S./M.S. with 1-3 years of relevant experience in oncology drug discovery, including cell assay development and target validation.
  • Proven core competence in standard cell and molecular biology techniques.
  • Excellent lab practice and versatility is highly required.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively to solve problems.
  • Commitment to quality, attention to detail, and team player mentality is a must.

Responsibilities

  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team contributing to the design and execution of experiments that support our research activities and project goals.
  • Design, conduct, and analyze data from experiment for target ID and validation.
  • Establish and perform cellular assays to support drug discovery programs.
  • Contribute to various aspects of company building, from scientific excellence to establishing a great company culture.
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