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Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Currently, we do not have any open positions. However, we encourage you to check back later and keep us in mind for future opportunities. We look forward to potentially working with you in the future!

Kephera Diagnostics is an early-stage company aiming to address the public health challenges of global infectious diseases with point of care assay technology. Our mission is to promote more effective and affordable medical treatment through faster, point-of-care diagnosis. We collaborate with a global community of researchers to develop and translate new technologies into accessible products for clinical diagnostics and research applications. Kephera has recently been funded for the development of new tests for several infectious diseases of global significance.

Kephera seeks motivated, qualified candidates for a Research Assistant/Associate position to join our R&D team working to develop and launch infectious disease immunoassays in our CLIA laboratory and as part of our product line. This role will participate in the development and validation of immunoassays for a variety of infectious diseases in point-of-care and laboratory-based formats, and participation in clinical studies for regulatory submission.

The successful candidate will contribute significantly to the research program and be involved in multiple aspects of the projects from basic research to clinical studies.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performance of laboratory experiments using a variety of biochemical and immunological methods and protocols.
  • Cell culture, production of native and recombinant proteins.
  • Documentation of experimental data and results.
  • Data analysis and interpretation, presentation of results at internal R&D meetings.
  • Literature analysis and interpretation.
  • Routine laboratory maintenance.


  • BS or MS degree in life science with 1-2 years of experience working in a biological/biochemical laboratory.
  • Experience with various laboratory techniques such as ELISA and Western Blot, chromatography, protein purification and characterization, enzyme assays, gel electrophoresis.
  • Experience in assay development preferred.
  • Strong laboratory and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with typical MS Office software.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and in presentations.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to analyze data are critical.

Kephera offers a dynamic start-up environment combining flexibility, challenging work, and the opportunity to participate in a new venture aimed at improving global public health. Kephera’s location in downtown Framingham offers free parking and commuter rail accessibility. Kephera is committed to a diverse workplace.

Job Type: Full-time, in person

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