Acceleron Careers

Careers

Jake Miller
Associate Scientist I, Process Engineer

How long have you been here?

3 chronological years, but 0 work anniversaries since my first day was on Leap Day

What is your favorite part of your job?

I get to work on projects that interest me, like optimizing the MasterControl database

What is the weirdest thing on your desk?

It’s a toss-up between the broken lava lamp, the slowly dying lucky bamboo plant, and the non-levitating levitating globe

Jake Miller
Ishan Sharma
RA II, Protein Purification

How long have you been here?

I started at Acceleron in the pre-Phase 2 period for luspatercept

What is a common misconception about your job?

That research is easy... but that’s why I like it!

What is your dream job?

I’d own and run my own tiki bar on a beach somewhere...

Ishan Sharma
Leslie Drescher
Associate Director, Finance

How long have you been here?

There were only two buildings when I joined, and during my tenure we’ve had as many as six!

What is your favorite part of your job?

I get to work with everyone!

Where is the most embarrassing place you’ve fallen down?

I fell up the stairs on my first day at Acceleron. In front of the CEO. It was awesome and dramatic.

Leslie Drescher

What's In It For...

You

Regular Engagement Surveys • Breakfast with Habib (CEO) • Acceleron Buddy Program • Quarterly Career Days • Onsite Fitness Classes • Annual Step Challenges

Us

Quarterly Town Halls • Annual Ping-Pong and Pool Tournaments • Company Newsletters • ACEplace Digital Signage • Employee-Led Committees • Seasonal Company Events • TeaM Time Happy Hours • Acceleron University • Annual Team-ACE Value Awards

Everyone

Partnerships with Patient Advocacy Groups • Disease Education and Awareness • Annual Blood Drive • Biotech Industry Involvement • FRAXA Biotech Games • Massachusetts Conference for Women • Greater Boston Area Volunteer Events • Partnership with YW Boston