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C4 Therapeutics

Research Associate, Target Biology

Target Biology · Watertown, Massachusetts
Department Target Biology
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

C4 Therapeutics is pioneering a new class of drugs. C4’s technology platform produces small molecule drugs that harness machinery already present in cells to selectively target disease-relevant proteins for degradation. Our approach has the potential to address a broad range of diseases including cancer, infectious disease, and autoimmune disorders.  


C4 Therapeutics is seeking an enthusiastic, scientifically motivated Research Associate to join our Target Biology team. This candidate will play a significant role in the implementation of in vitro studies to characterize and differentiate the biological consequences of our small molecule therapeutics to advance drug discovery programs. The ideal candidate will possess a background in biology and experience in a research laboratory setting. In addition, the successful candidate will have a strong commitment to team success, ability work effectively as part of a team, and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. This position seeks individuals who are comfortable in a fast-paced environment and interested/committed to laboratory-based research.



  • Perform cell-based studies to support identification/validation/differentiation of small molecule mechanism of action
  • Routine implementation of a wide variety of laboratory techniques: mammalian cell culture, western blotting, cell-based genetic engineering (lentiviral, CRISPR), flow cytometry, etc.
  • Maintain written records of laboratory experiments, data, conclusions and communicate results in a clear/concise manner
  • Contribute to laboratory organization and maintenance



  • BS in Biology or other relevant discipline with 1-5 years of experience working in a research laboratory setting
  • Experience with aseptic technique and mammalian cell culture is preferred
  • Self-motivated, willingness to learn, strong work ethic, attention to detail, organizational skills, and excellent communication skills
  • Works well in a collaborative, team-oriented group and is capable of multi-tasking in a fast paced environment

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  • Location
    Watertown, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Target Biology
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience