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Addgene is a thriving non-profit founded in 2004 that facilitates biomedical research and discovery. Our biorepository stores, archives, and distributes DNA-based materials called plasmids for academic scientists around the world. Addgene’s plasmid collection is used to advance research in a wide variety of disciplines, including cancer, heart disease, and neurodegenerative disorders.
We are a young, growing company offering opportunities for scientists and non-scientists alike to contribute to the scientific community.
Addgene's culture of collaboration, initiative, and flexibility makes it an ideal place to work and contribute. Our energetic team is dedicated to the mission of the organization and to making a difference within not only the scientific community but also in the communities in which we live and work. Some reasons why you will want to consider a career at Addgene include:
We offer a comprehensive 100% company-paid benefit package that includes health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance. In addition, employees are encouraged to participate in a individual retirement account. The cost of public transportation or parking is fully paid by the company. These benefits apply to full-time regular employees.
Our generous and flexible paid time off practices provide opportunities for relaxation, travel, and fun throughout the year. These benefits apply to full- and part-time regular employees.
We offer opportunities to work on and lead projects in a variety of areas.
We host professional development discussion groups, offer on-site training, and make funding available for outside programs. Departmental career ladders allow opportunities for advancement and goal-oriented performance discussions take place at least annually.
We encourage and support team building activities both within and outside of the workplace, including volunteer projects, book club, cook-offs, trivia nights, and sporting events. We celebrate birthdays, work anniversaries, and successes.
Our office is conveniently located at One Kendall Square in Cambridge, MA close to MIT. Employees have the opportunity to join the on-site fitness facility and enjoy many other amenities that this dynamic and thriving area offers.
Customer Support Specialist
Addgene is currently seeking a Customer Support Specialist to join our team. Though Addgene’s focus is supporting the scientific community, no science background is required for this role. Support Specialists at Addgene keep business activities organized and moving forward. You will perform a wide range of tasks related to order processing and internal operations. You will also have the opportunity to interact with Addgene’s customers as you provide customer service via e-mail and telephone. This is a full time opportunity starting September 2014.
Candidates should be self-motivated, organized individuals who want to be a part of Addgene’s mission of making it easier for scientists to share materials. You must be dependable and able to meet deadlines with minimum supervision. You must also possess the ability and flexibility to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and prioritize requests from various sources. Specific qualifications include:
This position will be based at Addgene’s office at One Kendall Square in Cambridge, MA.
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