Goldfinch Bio

Job Title: Senior RA/Scientist, Biomarker Development

Job Number: 24178

Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Goldfinch Bio seeks a highly motivated Senior Research Associate or Scientist with a strong background in biomarker technology to join our Biology department and contribute to building our pipeline for renal diseases. In this lab-based position, the successful candidate will focus on the development and analysis of novel clinical biomarkers for Goldfinch programs.


  • Perform molecular and biochemical assays to measure biomarkers and enable data-driven decisions on program progression.
  • Maintain cell culture models and perform cell-based assays to characterize novel biomarkers.
  • Support assay development using new technologies.
  • Run ex vivo experiments including tissue processing and target engagement analysis.
  • Commit to helping the team achieve deliverables and meet aggressive timelines.

Required Skills

  • MS or PhD in biology or related discipline with 2+ years of relevant experience preferably in CRO / bio-pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience with immunological, biochemical and molecular biology assays, including ELISA/MSD, protein quantification, western blotting and PCR-based techniques.
  • Experience with assay development, including reagent development, assay protocol optimization, troubleshooting and statistical methods.
  • Hands-on experience with human in vitro cellular techniques is required. Experience in kidney cell culture models would be advantageous.
  • Experience with handling and processing biofluids (urine, serum, plasma).
  • Experience with exosomes/extracellular vesicles is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced team.


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