Job Description

Synlogic is a leading biotechnology/synthetic biology company located in Cambridge, MA focused on the development of novel therapeutic microorganisms to address a variety of important human health disorders including orphan metabolic, inflammatory and oncologic diseases. We are seeking a self-motivated and energetic scientist for a contractor position in our growing Research team to help in the construction and evaluation of therapeutic probiotics as a part of our synthetic biology platform group.

Primary Responsibilities include:

Candidates must possess a degree in microbiology, molecular biology or a related field with 1+ year experience which could be accomplished through relevant laboratory experience during their academic training. Candidates must be competent in specific laboratory methodologies including sterile technique, DNA isolation, Sanger sequencing, PCR and DNA cloning. Specific experience in synthetic biology, metabolic or microbial engineering is highly preferred. Applicants should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, highly integrated, team-oriented environment. Candidates will be expected to thoroughly document their work and communicate results.

To apply please e-mail your resume to  Please note, these are contract positions and the successful candidate will be employed by our partners at Stratacuity (