Open Position

Associate Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology

Cambridge, MA 

The Company

Verve Therapeutics is a biotechnology company created with a singular focus to protect the world from heart disease. Verve is committed to discovering and developing therapies that safely edit the genome of adults to confer lifelong protection from coronary artery disease, the most common form of heart disease and the leading cause of death worldwide. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Verve was founded by world-leading experts in cardiovascular medicine and gene editing and is backed by a top-tier syndicate of investors, including GV (formerly Google Ventures), ARCH Venture Partners, F-Prime Capital Partners, and Biomatics Capital.

The Position

Verve is seeking an Associate Scientist with experience in in vivo pharmacology to execute pivotal studies in rodents. You will be responsible for planning gene editing studies in mice and rats, dosing of animals (IV or IP), collecting blood samples (serial and terminal bleeds), necropsy and tissue harvesting. In addition, you will be analyzing the collected samples using a series of ex vivo and in vitro assays. The role requires hands-on experience in rodent handling, dosing and sampling as well as the ability to develop and run assays such as ELISA, qPCR or FACS. The scientist in this position will be part of an integrated R&D project team. Candidates should have earned a degree in biology, biochemistry, pharmacy or related area and should have gathered 3-5 years (B.Sc.) or 1-2 years (M.Sc.) experience in a pharmaceutical laboratory setting.

EEO Statement

Verve Therapeutics is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Recruitment & staffing agencies

Verve Therapeutics does not accept agency resumes unless contacted directly by internal Verve Talent Acquisition. Please do not forward resumes to our careers@vervetx.com account, Verve employees or any other company location; Verve Therapeutics is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.