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Cognition Therapeutics is built on the tenets of open collaboration, scientific rigor and an unrelenting desire to find solutions to some of medicine’s most challenging diseases: Alzheimer’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson’s disease and other disorders of the central nervous system.  If you are interested in joining this dynamic team, we invite you to review the following open positions. If you believe you meet the criteria for the following positions, we encourage you to apply via our LinkedIn jobs portal.

Cognition Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Open Positions

Position Summary:

The Research Associate I or II will be a key contributor to a scientific research team discovering drugs to treat diseases of aging. Studies will mostly focus on cell-based assays with human iPSC-derived cell types and cell lines. Some analyses of clinical samples may be performed, including proteomic analyses, graphing data, and performing statistical analyses. This is not a remote position but will require work in a laboratory with other personnel. Position will be filled at a full-time status.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform experiments and statistical analysis of data
  • Maintain accurate records and capture data and experiments in electronic lab notebook and internal databases
  • Presentation of data and generation of data reports for distribution to company scientists
  • Assist with data collection, summarizing results and provide regular updates at internal meetings
Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, neurobiology or equivalent experience
  • Technical experience in methodologies such as immunocytochemistry, RNA purification, protein harvests, cell culture, performing cell-based experiments and other basic lab techniques
  • Good organizational, problem-solving, and team-player mentality
  • Proficiency in all MS Office products including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; as well as in graphing and statistical software programs (Prism)
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a fast-paced multidisciplinary team environment
Pluses:
  • Experience in industry and drug discovery (including internships)
  • Experience with assay development or performing cell-based assays
  • Experience in biostatistics or analysis of omics-based datasets
Position Summary:
Cognition Therapeutics is a fast -growing, biotechnology company with headquarters in Purchase, NY, and a second site with an office and research laboratory in Pittsburgh, PA. We have a unique part-time opportunity for a flexible, dynamic and tech-savvy individual who shares our passion for innovative science and for providing new options for patients. The position reports to the CEO’s Executive Assistant located in NY, in a matrix environment with a close working relationship with the VP Research who leads the Pittsburgh office. We are seeking on-site support for 18-20 hours/week.
 
Major Responsibilities:
Technology
  • For Pittsburgh office, acquire hardware and software as needed and ensure that all IT Help Desk queries are fulfilled to employee satisfaction. Assist staff with access to SharePoint and accounting systems
  • IT company liaison for Pittsburgh, including helping hand out and retrieve computers as part of on- and off-boarding protocols
  • Update parking pass and key fob spreadsheets (manage onboarding distribution)
Human Resources
  • Work in conjunction with HR consultants as needed to manage onboarding, offboarding, benefits, employee stock option plans and LinkedIn Recruiter for Pittsburgh-based employees
Office Management and Reception
  • Manage office supplies in Pittsburgh location (drinks, snacks, business cards, other supplies)
  • Collect and distribute mail regularly, including shipment of relevant mail to Purchase NY office location
  • Serve as building management liaison with service providers/contractors for office needs (janitorial service, HVAC, etc.)
  • Provide proactive solutions to unexpected situations
  • Answer office phone, accept shipments to the office and send out-going mail
  • Provide proactive solutions to unexpected situations
  • Collaborate with the Lab Manager, as needed, to facilitate package delivery to lab
  • Greet and welcome guests to assure a favorable visit
Invoices
  • Scan invoices to send to the finance team in NY office
Event planning and Reserving Conference Rooms
  • Work with others to help coordinate team building events, dinners, visits by the NY team to Pittsburgh site, on-site leadership events
  • Reserve conference room in Pittsburgh for company-wide meetings, and other meetings, as needed, and arrange for any lunches for site- or company-wide events
Education, Skills and Traits
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience as an Office Manager preferred, administrative office experience required, familiarity with and interest in biotechnology and/or laboratories are a plus
  • Strong experience and comfort with computers, including Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in iOS, as well as Windows10 operating systems
  • Experience and interest in general administrative and Office Management responsibilities and processes (reception, office supplies and housekeeping, word processing, scheduling, emailing, coordinating calendars, and copying)
  • Organizational skills with strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Known Reputation for being proactive, taking initiative and having a positive attitude
Requirements
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Can-do attitude
  • Compensation hourly, based on experience

VISION

We drive the industry towards a cure for neurodegenerative disease by conquering the hurdles to the development of restorative therapies.

We are the beginning of the end of neurological disorders and the start of hope for an improved future for our patients.

VALUES

Purpose: We make a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients, partners and team members.

Inclusivity: We involve others in problem solving and decision making, efficiently leveraging the diverse capabilities of others.

Drive: We are resourceful and persistent in our desire to change human health by mitigating disease.

Transparency: We readily offer knowledge and support to colleagues; we want everyone to succeed.

Balance: We balance a bias toward achievement with a genuine interest in the lives of those with whom we work.

Employee Value Proposition

We design breakthrough therapies for people with neurodegenerative conditions.

We are a highly collaborative and synergistic team of professionals.

We thrive in an honest, respectful, and open workplace into which all team members are invited, heard, and appreciated.

We value personal responsibility and accountability, and seek to recognize and reward courageous, innovative contributions.

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