Scientist - Molecular Biology

Are you an enthusiastic molecular biologist with a passion for developing new cutting-edge technologies in RNA therapeutics? Do you wish to join a vibrant, creative team that makes a difference in patients’ lives? If so – look no further!

Job Description:

Eleven Tx is seeking to hire a passionate and innovative scientist to join our Cambridge UK RNA Technology team and aid our efforts in developing a new generation of RNA-based therapies. The successful candidate will utilise state-of-the-art techniques aimed at tackling today’s challenges in the delivery, durability, and long-lasting effects of life-saving RNA therapies. We are looking for a creative and well-rounded molecular biologist who demonstrates skills in nucleic acid R&D and has a passion for developing cutting-edge RNA-based technologies.

Key Responsibilities

You will take part in the development of combinatorial platforms for the discovery of new RNA delivery pathways and novel RNA modification strategies.
You will identify and implement novel tools in molecular and cell biology, propose experimental strategies, and work at the bench to implement and troubleshoot experimental challenges.
Eleven fosters an interdisciplinary environment, where you will work closely with other team members and collaborate with the Artificial Intelligence and Chemistry teams to further develop new areas of research aimed to provide safe, effective, and durable therapeutics.

Required experience and skills

PhD in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or a related field
3+ years of academic or industry experience in Molecular Biology and Nucleic Acid techniques
Hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture and cell-based assays
Hands-on experience in cloning and in NextGen sequencing

Soft skills

Strong teamwork skills
Excellent verbal and written communication capabilities
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Hands-on, proactive approach, yet able to adapt and change priorities in a fast-paced environment

What do we offer?

Becoming a part of an impact-driven venture
A place to grow and fulfil your aspirations
Competitive compensation package

About Eleven Tx

Eleven Therapeutics is on a mission to develop the next generation of nucleic acid therapeutics by harnessing the power of state-of-the-art RNA biology, combinatorial chemistry and A.I., transforming drug discovery and development into a programmable process. Our team consists of world-class scientists and entrepreneurs with a proven track record in breakthrough innovations and therapeutic R&D. Our discovery engine integrates deep expertise in bio-engineering, chemistry, genomics and computer science. Our resultant pipeline is rapidly expanding, focusing on a multitude of respiratory diseases, including antiviral prophylactics and treatments for non-infectious diseases of substantial unmet medical need. Eleven Tx champions diversity and inclusion and spans multiple geographies, operating across Cambridge (UK), Tel-Aviv (Israel), and Boston (US).

Application Instructions: 
Application Closing Date: 
31 March 2023