Addgene is a non-profit company that facilitates biomedical research and discovery. Our biorepository stores, archives and distributes plasmids for scientists around the world. Addgene’s plasmid collection represents a broad range of disciplines and can be used for a variety of functions such as gene expression, shRNA-knockdown, retroviral and lentiviral-mediated gene delivery, detection of miRNAs and promoter activity, in vivo development of transgenic animals, as well as applications in a wide range of cells and organisms.
Addgene was founded in 2004 as an organization dedicated to helping scientists share high-quality plasmids. With over 1,400 contributing laboratories, Addgene has received strong support from the academic community and continues to grow. This is a terrific opportunity to become part of a dynamic environment and to contribute to an important resource for the scientific community.
Addgene is an equal opportunity employer.
Addgene, a non-profit biological repository in Cambridge, MA, is looking for an experienced Software Engineer that will contribute directly to the design, development, integration, and deployment of our external eCommerce website and internal laboratory information management system (LIMS). We are a highly mission-driven organization, and that shows in everything we do. You must be passionate about creating high-quality software in a small, fast-moving environment. You take pride in your work, are ready to make significant contributions to a successful and growing company, and are always eager to learn. You’ve worked within industry best practices and want to apply those skills in an environment that believes in process while remaining dynamic and flexible.
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Addgene is a thriving non-profit company 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. Addgene's culture of collaboration, teamwork, initiative and flexibility makes it an ideal place to work and contribute.
Software supports all of Addgene’s activities. With an internal, custom inventory management system and a complex custom eCommerce site, the Development team is critical to Addgene's continued success. Addgene has received and shipped plasmids to more than 20,000 laboratoriess and is distributing hundreds of plasmids every day to over 70 countries. The success of the company has enabled Addgene to offer excellent benefits for our employees. Addgene offers a comprehensive company-paid benefit package including health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance. In addition, public transportation or parking costs are fully paid by the company and funding is available for professional development.
Addgene is located at One Kendall Square in Cambridge, MA. We are close to MIT, walking distance from the Red Line, and parking is available.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter explaining why you are best suited for this job to email@example.com . Only applications including both a cover letter and resume will be considered.
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