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Scientist II, Cellular Process Development for Sickle Cell Disease Program

bluebird bio’s Cellular Process Development team for Sickle Cell Disease is a group of birds in Pharmaceutical Sciences designing processes to manufacture high quality stem cells in an innovative and scalable way for our patients. They develop the gene therapy manufacturing platform and chaperone it from pre-clinical to commercial manufacturing phases in collaboration with other teams across Pharmaceutical Sciences, Research and Clinical. Apply Now

Computational Biologist & Bacterial Geneticist

Ginkgo is constructing, editing, and redesigning the living world in order to answer the globe’s growing challenges in health, energy, food, materials, and more. They are seeking a Computational Biologist & Bacterial Geneticist to support Ginkgo’s organism engineering programs by designing and analyzing high-throughput experiments. This person will help to expand Ginkgo’s genetic engineering platform with the development of novel computational tools. Apply Now

ARPA-E Program Director

ARPA-E hires Program Directors (PD) with visionary ideas to help support the development of innovative energy technologies. The responsibilities include program development through appropriate technical and market analysis, and engagement with the ARPA‐E team and energy R&D communities, the PD develops a concept for an ARPA‐E program. Once a program’s projects have been awarded, the PD actively manages that program, including full development of technical milestones and an intellectual property/commercialization strategy for each project through its completion. Apply Now


Novo Ventures is seeking an Associate to support the private and public investing activities of the team in our San Francisco office. The Novo Ventures team is responsible for advising Novo Holdings, a leading global life science investor, on investments in emerging life science companies. Based in our San Francisco office you will be part of our team responsible for originating, analyzing and managing Novo Ventures’ global private and public equity investments. Efforts in this area are primarily focused on clinical stage biotechnology and high growth revenue stage medical technology opportunities. Apply Now

Director of Proposal Administration

The Broad Institute is looking for a Director of Proposal Administration to serve as the bridge from the Office of Development to the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) and Office of Finance. Partnering with frontline fundraisers, the Director will ensure clear communication about the donor pipeline with Finance and OSR as well as work on the administration and reporting of gifts as large as nine figures. Express Interest

Senior Associate, Commercial Operations

Ginkgo Bioworks is a well-funded, high-growth biotech company in Boston’s Seaport District that is redesigning the living world to solve some of the globe’s growing challenges in health, energy, food, materials, and more. Ginkgo is looking for a motivated Senior Associate to maximize the value of Ginkgo’s partnerships by driving both the execution for existing programs and strategy development for new markets and customers. Apply now

IT Operations Manager

Ginkgo Bioworks' mission is to make biology easier to engineer. Ginkgo is constructing, editing, and redesigning the living world in order to answer the globe’s growing challenges in health, energy, food, materials, and more. Our bioengineers make use of an in-house automated foundry for designing and building new organisms. We’re looking for a motivated, driven, and experienced IT Operations Manager to join our rapidly growing team. With your IT operations, support, and management skills, you will be critical to helping Ginkgo build an IT Ops practice and team. Apply now

Head of Process Engineering

Ginkgo Bioworks is constructing, editing, and redesigning the living world in order to answer the globe’s growing challenges in health, energy, food, materials, and more. The ideal candidate is passionate about process development, has demonstrated success in leading and managing downstream process development from early- to late-stage development, and is able to interface with and incorporate information from multiple disciplines, both within Ginkgo and externally. Apply now

Bioinformatics Engineer

An Essex Management client is seeking a Bioinformatics Engineer with deep domain experience in building batch NGS workflows to join our Software Team and work closely with our Synthetic Biology Team. The ideal candidate is motivated by designing scalable workflows and intuitive interfaces to help our computational biologists and mammalian cell engineer distill insights from large biological datasets. Apply now

Computational Biologist

An Essex Management client is searching for a Computational Biologist with deep domain experience in w multiomics analysis to join our Software Team and work closely with our Synthetic Biology Team. The ideal candidate is motivated by designing complex cellular systems and distilling insight from large biological datasets.  Apply now

Maritime Systems Engineer

CargoMetrics is bringing data-driven insights to maritime trade and management. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a collaborative, interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial environment and are looking to join a results-oriented technical team. We are looking to hire several experienced engineers or scientists from junior to principal level.

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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

CargoMetrics brings data-driven insights to the world of maritime trade. Our infrastructure team keeps the data flowing. To join our growing infrastructure engineering team and help expand, maintain, and improve the company's varied information systems.

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Communications, HR, Patient Support, and Product Management

If you're ready to restart your career after a caregiving break, EMD Serono in Rockland, MA has partnered with nonprofit Path Forward to offer paid, 16-week returnships in communications, HR, patient support, and product management. Gain professional development, experience, and support as you on-ramp back into your career. Apply now

Consulting Safety Officers

Safety Partners, Inc. is searching for people interested in a career in Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS). We provide EHS for almost every life science company in greater Boston. For nearly 25 years over 400 companies have turned to Safety Partners to provide best-in-class safety programs. If you are interested in making a transition to a challenging EHS role, a great career opportunity awaits you at Safety Partners. 

Safety Partners' Consulting Safety Officers (CSOs) educate their clients on the regulatory and workplace safety requirements needed for their tailored EHS program. Developing and implementing customized programs in hazard communication, biosafety, chemical safety, emergency preparedness, and radiation safety allows CSOs to interact with visionaries, researchers, and senior management at Massachusetts’ leading life science firms in a fast-paced, highly varied environment. 

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