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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

We are always looking for talented and passionate people to join our growing team. Take a look at our current open positions to see if any might be a match. If you don’t see a job here that is a good fit but are still interested in a career at MiNA, please introduce yourself by emailing us careers@minatx.com

YOUR CAREER STARTS HERE

These are the jobs we are currently looking for.

SENIOR RESEARCH POSITION


MiNA Therapeutics is seeking a highly motivated and talented Senior Research Scientist to join its research team developing novel therapeutics in the field of RNA activation. The candidate will join a small multidisciplinary team sitting at the core of MiNA’s drug development effort which includes supporting its first clinical candidate MTL-CEBPA. Job Title: Senior Research Scientist Location: iHub, White City, London, UK Salary: Competitive

Main duties and responsibilities:

– Establish cell-based assays for selecting and optimizing oligonucleotides for RNA activation
– Design and conduct pharmacodynamic analysis and mode of action studies
– Manage external collaborations including CROs and academic collaborators
– Help develop and validate new therapeutic opportunities
– General laboratory support working collaboratively with other team members

Qualifications:

– Ph.D. in biological sciences or equivalent
– At least 3 years Post-doc or industry research experience in life science with a track record of publications

Skills and Experience required:

– Sterile mammalian tissue culture essential with experience with both primary cells e.g. hepatocytes, immune cells as well as established cell lines
– Molecular and cell biology techniques including quantitative PCR, Western blot and ELISA, RNA/DNA/protein extraction from cells and tissues, molecular cloning, quantitative protein/nucleotide interaction assays,

– Experience of DNA or RNA transfection of cell lines is essential
– Experience with oligonucleotide-based therapeutics is preferred
– Experience working with microarray sequencing platforms or data generated from multiplex platforms highly desirable
– Experience of working with acrylamide and non-denaturing agarose for RNA analysis highly desirable
– Experience of immunobiology and/or bioinformatics skills is highly desirable
– Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to present data clearly and accurately
– Good organization, planning, and problem-solving skills

Please send a cover letter and your CV to careers@minatx.com

MiNA Therapeutics (www.minatx.com) is an innovative biotechnology company based in London that is pioneering novel treatments that harness gene activation mechanisms through small activating RNA (saRNA). saRNA therapeutics hold promise for many conditions and diseases that are untreatable with conventional medicines and MiNA’s lead candidate MTL-CEBPA is in early clinical development.

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