PhD Scientist / Cell Biologist, Drug Discovery Technology (Boston)

Location: Boston, MA, USA

Position Summary

Dewpoint is assembling a team to harness the power of biomolecular condensates -- leveraging a transformative shift in the understanding of cellular biology regulation to discover and advance breakthrough small-molecule therapeutics.

This is a unique opportunity for a creative and driven cell biologist to join an early stage pharmaceutical company and explore truly innovative science at the interface of biology, chemistry, and physics. Your work and discoveries will directly impact corporate value and help shape our business strategy.  In this position you’ll be part of an energizing and supportive startup culture engaged in continuous learning, and part of an exceptional team.

Our new company offers competitive salary and vacation benefits, comprehensive health and 401k plans and is conveniently accessed via Boston public transport.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. plus 5 years relevant experience in the biological sciences or related fields

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with a wide range of biochemical and cell-based assay development to support compound optimization or elucidate mechanism of action

  • Expertise in cell culture / handling, live and fixed cell microscopic imaging, immunohistochemistry, and FISH

  • Exposure to chemoproteomics, target identification or interactome mapping

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying technical information in a clear and thorough manner

  • Team oriented, highly motivated, execution focused with strong work ethic, ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial and multidisciplinary environment

  • Highly adaptable and responsive to technical and business opportunities and needs – comfortable delivering against challenging commitments


Join us and help us change the way new therapeutics are discovered! For more information, contact: