Research Scientist I

QurAlis is seeking a highly motivated Scientist who is a subject matter expert in neurodegeneration and ALS to advance its cutting-edge discovery and screening efforts. The Scientist will work closely with the QurAlis scientific and management teams to perform studies in a high quality and scientifically rigorous fashion.


  • Develop and evaluate cell line, primary neuron, and iPSC-derived neuronal models of ALS/FTLD
  • Validate genetic and small molecule targets in multiple cell-based models
  • Design and execute in vitro studies to demonstrate compound pharmacodynamics and support development of early drug candidates and lead molecules
  • Perform the full spectrum of laboratory activities including experimental design, assay development, and execution.
  • Critically analyze data and communicate findings effectively to multidisciplinary team members and management
  • Actively and intellectually contribute to group discussions on assays, targets, and project strategy, including routine presentations
  • Other duties as assigned
Employer: QurAlis
Location: Cambridge, MA
Sector: Industry
Degree required: MS
Conditions: ALS
Job posted: February 22nd, 2019
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