Open Position

Senior Development Associate, RNA Technology & Manufacturing

Cambridge, MA 

The Company

Verve Therapeutics is a biotechnology company created with a singular focus: to protect the world from heart disease. The company brings together human genetics analysis and gene editing — two of the biggest breakthroughs in 21st century biomedicine — to develop transformative therapies for coronary heart disease. Verve is developing medicines, administered once in life, to safely edit the genome of adults to permanently lower LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels and thereby treat coronary heart disease. Founded by world-leading experts in cardiovascular medicine, human genetics and gene editing, Verve is backed by a top-tier syndicate of investors, including GV (formerly Google Ventures), ARCH Venture Partners, F-Prime Capital, Biomatics Capital, Wellington Management, Casdin Capital, and Partners Innovation Fund. Verve is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Position

Verve Therapeutics is seeking a Senior Development Associate who is interested in developing mRNA technology for CRISPR-based genome editing therapeutics. You will join the RNA Technology & Manufacturing team and conduct laboratory studies to support process development and manufacturing of mRNA as a drug substance; these development studies will include enzymatic reactions, downstream purification, process optimization, process robustness, and scale-up. You will also assist in defining technical requirements of the process unit operations for tech transfer and implementation at a CMO. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of bioprocess development industry experience and a desire to contribute to a team focused on establishing science-based manufacturing solutions for a complex nucleic acid-based product.

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.