Laboratory Technician

ExonanoRNA, LLC - Columbus, OH

Full-time

ExonanoRNA LLC is accepting resumes for the following full-time position at our Columbus Ohio location:

Laboratory Technician/Senior Technician

ExonanoRNA, LLC, located in Columbus, Ohio is currently seeking a Laboratory Technician/Senior Technician. ExonanoRNA, LLC was established in 2017 to fill a market gap for the commercial production of high-quality RNA nanoparticles for research development and pre-clinical use. Our team is comprised of experienced scientists to efficiently coordinate a multidisciplinary effort to transition bio-nanotechnology, especially RNA nanotechnology from the bench to the clinic.

RNA nanotechnology allows the integration of multiple functional RNA modules into one nanoparticle, of which the scaffold, ligand, therapeutic moieties, and regulator can be composed predominantly or exclusively of RNA. Our core activities include research and develop of a broad range of innovative products in the primary area of RNA nanotechnology-based platforms for next generation targeted drug delivery and disease diagnosis.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all levels of research to support development of optimized nucleic acid therapeutics in multiple disease areas.
  • Conduct day to day laboratory procedures and operate relevant instrumentation in a reliable manner and with minimal supervision
  • Communicate effectively through written and oral means

Desired Skills:

  • Chemical synthesis and purification of prodrugs
  • Custom oligonucleotide preparation (solid phase synthesis, PCR, transcription, gel electrophoresis (PAGE, Agarose)
  • RNA purification (gel extraction, HPLC, DNA/RNA purification kits, electroelution).
  • RNA nanoparticle characterization (TGGE, DLS/Zeta potential, qPCR, FACS, Microscopy, NTA, EM, ARM, UV melt).
  • Cell culture (mammalian, ELISA, qPCR, Western Blot, MTT Assay).
  • Molecular bio (protein expression, extraction, purification).
  • Nanoparticle construction and nucleic acid hybridization.
  • Characterize products and collect data

Salary dependent on experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000 to $40,000 /year

Benefits:

  • Matching Retirement
  • Major Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Life, short-term and long-term disability
  • Paid Benefit Time
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays

Location: Columbus, OH (not eligible for relocation)

Work authorization: United States (Required)

Requirement:

  • A B.S. degree or above in life science (preferably in chemistry) is required,
  • Experience in nucleic acid chemistry or RNA biochemistry is preferred.
  • Possess good laboratory skills relating to RNA biochemistry.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

  • Columbus, OH (Preferred)