Job Title: Senior Scientist, Biomarker Development

Job Number: 23690

Location: Cambridge, MA 02142

Job Description

Goldfinch Bio seeks a highly motivated Senior Scientist, Biomarker Development with a strong background in molecular and cellular biology to join the Biomarker Team and contribute to our efforts to identify and develop new biomarkers for renal diseases. The successful candidate will utilize multiple molecular, biochemical, and cellular techniques to support biomarker discovery across multiple programs.


  • Lead efforts to identify, evaluate, and characterize relevant kidney biomarker candidates that will provide useful pharmacodynamic and efficacy endpoints in preclinical and clinical settings
  • Serve as a key contributor to the development of new technology platforms to improve biomarker discovery efforts
  • Participate in cross-functional team meetings, including preparation and presentation of biomarker data
  • Commit to helping the team achieve deliverables and meet aggressive timelines

Required Skills

  • Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology or the equivalent with 4+ years of industry experience in translational research/medicine. Postdoctoral experience is preferred
  • Scientific understanding and experience in biomarker development and translational sciences. Experience in the kidney or rare disease space would be advantageous
  • Hands-on experience in cellular and biochemical techniques including standard molecular biology and protein biochemistry methods
  • Experience with advanced cell culture approaches with cell lines and primary cells
  • Deep knowledge and research experience in non-coding RNA biology (microRNA, lncRNA) or exosomes/extracellular vesicles
  • Record of cutting-edge research and scientific productivity as evidenced by first/senior authored publications in top-tier journals
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a team environment and support multiple projects at same time


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