Join Our Growing Team Senior Research Associate, Discovery [RA-KF] (Onsite) Watertown, MA · Full time

The Senior Research Associate, Discovery will help drive multiple projects forward in a collaborative, fast paced environment. We seek an individual who enjoys working independently to plan and execute experiments and analyze, document, and summarize findings. Corner Therapeutics is looking for proactive candidates who possess a keen attention to detail and the ability to multitask. Corner’s technology platform is rooted in immunology, and the Sr RA will have the opportunity to develop expertise in immunotherapy and immunology-based assays. The candidates should be comfortable with in vitro work. Experience with in vivo mouse work is a plus.


The Responsibilities:

  • Independently follow protocols for large, cell-based in vitro activation experiments.
  • Perform immunological assays such as ELISPOT and ELISA.
  • Perform multi-color flow cytometry.
  • Assist and/or independently perform murine in vivo workflows such as tissue harvesting, tissue processing, subcutaneous immunizations, tumor measurements, and bleeding.
  • Routine cell culture and maintenance of tumor cell lines in vitro.
  • Accurately document experimental work in an electronic lab notebook.
  • Help maintain equipment and assist in ordering lab supplies.
  • Assist in experimental design and planning.
  • Analyze and summarize data in an organized and presentable fashion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS in a biological science with 4 years lab experience or MS in biological science with 3 years lab experience (>2 years industry).
  • Proficiency in aseptic technique of mammalian cell culture.
  • Experience with ELISA and flow cytometry assays is strongly preferred.
  • Strong communication, organization, and time management skills.

The Culture:

We at Corner Therapeutics seek to attract individuals who believe in delivering exponential hope and impact for patients living with devastating disease.

Guided by a shared love of learning and aspirations for scientific excellence, we hold a common belief that work communities should be a place of diverse ideas, mindful focus and authentic fun. We take a shared ownership approach towards building and amazing people and patient-centric culture.

Game-changing science and bold business scaling can only be achieved when passionate people commit collaboratively to an extraordinary vision and to each other. We hope you will join us!

Let’s build something bold, TOGETHER.


The Benefits:

Corner Therapeutics also seeks to build a robust total rewards and benefits package that supports the physical, mental and financial wellness of every team member with:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and company-supplemented Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 4 weeks’ vacation (with roll-over available), 6 sick days and 12 paid holidays 
  • 401k with company match
  • Long- and short-term disability, Life insurance
  • Amazing colleagues in a dynamic start-up environment
  • A new biotech building with FREE parking near Watertown’s vibrant Arsenal Yards

The Company:

At Corner Therapeutics, Inc., our mission is to transform standard of care, ushering in a new era of robust, rapid, patient-friendly and low-cost immunotherapies – even for the most difficult to treat diseases. Our versatile dendritic cell hyperactivation (hDC) platform is unique in its ability to address a virtually unbounded range of cancers and infectious diseases which induces exceptional memory T cell responses that provide robust and durable immunity. Our dynamic workplace has tremendous opportunity for growth, and we are seeking talented individuals that are inspired and motivated to make exponential strides in curing disease through immunotherapy treatments.

Corner Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, disability, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.