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GreenLight seeks talented, driven employees with all levels of experience to join our research team and contribute to GreenLight’s continued growth and success.

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GreenLight Biosciences is seeking an exceptional, highly-motivated and collaborative Research Associate to work on cutting edge technology in the renewable chemicals space. The successful candidate will work closely with a diverse team to achieve overall team goals. Strong technical skills, organizational skills, and a commitment to excellent and repeatable work are expected.


  • Perform biochemical techniques including protein expression, purification and analysis and enzymatic activity assays in support of research projects
  • Routinely perform molecular biology techniques such as PCR, DNA mutagenesis, DNA subcloning, protein/DNA electrophoresis, cell transformation, cell culture, and other more advanced methods in support of research projects
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to accomplish project goals and milestones
  • Use creative problem-solving skills to troubleshoot experimental challenges
  • Detail-oriented tracking and documenting of experimental results in laboratory notebooks and databases
  • Analyze, summarize, and present experimental results to manager and other team members


  • 2 plus years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry expected
  • Experience with enzymatic activity design and high-throughput implementation
  • Strong background in molecular biology and biochemistry with experience in recombinant DNA technologies, protein analysis, cell transformation, and cell culture is expected
  • Familiarity with analytical techniques for metabolite detection is a plus
  • High quality standards for one’s own work is required
  • Experience with cutting edge cloning methods (Gibson, GoldenGate, LCR) for generating expression plasmids is a plus


 B.S. or M.S. in biochemistry, bioengineering, microbiology, molecular biology, or equivalent