Screening / Automation Scientist, Drug Discovery (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.

We are looking for a creative, energetic individual to join our team as a screening scientist, supporting imaging-based high throughput assays for multiple disease areas.  The successful candidate will be highly skilled in the preparation of reagents, setup and validation of laboratory automation, and execution of high-content screens.  Expertise in data analytics and the ability to troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation are a plus.

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 transportation.


Basic Qualifications

  • B.S. in biochemistry, cell biology, biotechnology or a related subject.

  • Experience in automated in vitro assay development and execution.

  • Experience in high-content (cellular imaging) screening.

  • Highly skilled in the use of Excel and other desktop graphing and data processing software.

  • Strong attention to detail, ability to balance multiple objectives.

  •  Ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary environment.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience programming and troubleshooting laboratory robotics.

  • Mastery of Spotfire and/or high-content analysis software such as Harmony, Columbus or Cell Profiler.


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