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Associate Scientist, Discovery

Job Location

Cambridge, MA


Carmine Therapeutics is pioneering a powerful new class of gene therapy based on engineered red blood cells extracellular vesicles (RBCEVs). Carmine’s proprietary Gene Therapy platform is well-positioned to address the unmet needs in the delivery of next-generation therapeutic modalities to millions of patients. Carmine was awarded the 2019 Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Golden Ticket to LabCentral (Cambridge, MA) and has established an extensive research collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Carmine was also recognized as one of Fierce Biotech’s Fierce15 biotech companies of 2020. Our company is well-situated in developing next-generation non-viral gene therapies to overcome the limitations of AAV-based gene therapy. Carmine is based in Cambridge, MA, and Singapore.

Carmine’s Discovery team in Cambridge is looking for an Associate /Senior Associate, or Principal Associate Scientist to join our exciting journey to develop the next generation of gene therapy. This individual will have broad responsibilities to deliver discovery projects and support research needs within the organization. An ideal candidate is independent, meticulous, technically competent, and able to work efficiently across multiple projects.


  • Carry out and analyze in vitro and/or in vivo experimental studies to advance RBCEV gene therapy platform and pipelines

  • Evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare oral presentations or written reports.

  • Contribute to experiment design, troubleshooting, and scientific discussions to achieve R&D milestones

  • Document experimental data and inventories on electronic lab notebook.

  • Contribute to building a culture that embraces scientific excellence, integrity, and innovation

  • Support the continued creation and expansion of the company’s intellectual property


  • BS/MS in Biology or a related field with relevant industry/academic experience.

  • Basic laboratory techniques that include cell culture, flow cytometry,and molecular biology

  • Prior in vivo mouse experience (mouse handling, injections, and routine bleeding) is a plus

  • Analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines

  • Highly motivated, collaborative, and the ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial and multidisciplinary environment

Please email your resume and cover letter to to apply for this position.

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