Scientist I, Discovery Biology

  • Full Time
  • Boston, MA
  • This position has been filled

Emulate is seeking an enthusiastic and talented Scientist I to support our development of new biological products in the area of Discovery Biology. The successful candidate will work in a collaborative environment, interfacing with multiple teams across our BioInnovations, Platform, and Product Management organizations. Join a company where you are making a huge impact as an individual, but also part of an organization recognized by National Geographic as ‘The Future of Medicine’!

Why Emulate?

As an Emulator, you will be part of a team who cares deeply about our mission to power a human-centric approach to biological innovation. Our culture is designed to help you succeed by promoting a collaborative approach to our work, providing opportunities for growth and development, and fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that is conducive for all to thrive.

Emulate’s Core Values encompass being CURIOUS, RELENTLESS, ACCOUNTABLE, HUMAN, and ONE. Here’s what that would mean for you as the Scientist I:

You are CURIOUS and will:

  • Update your knowledge of applicable industry best practices.
  • Think of new ways to improve internal processes and guidelines.

You are RELENTLESS and will:

  • Independently execute studies according to study plans.
  • Contribute to preparing relevant documents such as cell lot release forms and certificates of analysis.

You are ACCOUNTABLE and will:

  • Perform daily work according to written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Lab Operations Documents (LOPs) etc.
  • Document all daily work, observations, and results in a laboratory notebook.
  • Participate in data analysis and study report preparation.
  • Present results in meetings and suggest process improvements as needed.

You are HUMAN and will:

  • Provide technical assistance to other teams if needed.

You are ONE and will:

  • Coordinate study execution with project team members from different departments.

Desired Skills:

  • BS in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or related field with at least 2 years of professional research experience or MS in biomedical engineering, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or related field with at least 1 year of professional research experience
  • At least 1 years of cell culture experience, preferably with human primary or IPSCs
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and provide possible solutions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of statistics and using in vitro models is desirable.
  • Experience with immunofluorescent staining and imaging techniques is desirable.
  • Experience with analytical techniques such as MSD, qRT-PCR, and flow cytometry is a plus.
  • Experience with complex in-vitro model systems is a plus.
  • At least 2 years of experience working in a Biosafety Level 2 laboratory environment.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.

Equal Opportunities:

Emulate is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take unbiased action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or ability status. Our methods for hiring include ensuring that all available opportunities are fairly promoted — via online globally available channels — in a manner accessible to all potential applicants.

About Emulate, Inc.

Emulate is igniting a new era in human health with industry-leading Organ-on-a-Chip technology. The Human Emulation System provides a window into the inner workings of human biology and disease — offering researchers an innovative technology designed to predict human response with greater precision and detail than conventional cell culture or animal-based experimental testing. Pioneered at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and backed by investors including Northpond Ventures and Founders Fund, Organ-on-a-Chip technology is already assisting researchers across academia, pharma, and government industries through its predictive power and ability to recreate true-to-life human biology. To learn more, visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.