Open Position

Scientist, Nucleic Acid Chemistry

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, with a research facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 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 experienced mRNA scientist to lead the design and development of mRNA molecules. The ideal candidate would establish mRNA production capabilities to support early research and work towards scale-up and manufacturing. He/she will need to develop and establish analytical methods for characterization of mRNA and transfer to CROs/CDMOs. Responsibilities include conducting research for identifying methods to enhance fidelity and expression, mRNA stability, and alleviate immune responses. This role requires cross-functional collaboration and alignment across the organization to achieve company objectives. Candidates at various levels of experience will be considered.

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.