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Sr. Scientist - Molecular & Cell Biology


Posted: 03/22/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 545313 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

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Sr. Scientist  - Molecular & Cell Biology
About the job
The Gene Therapy group is seeking to hire a Senior Scientist to become an integral part of the gene therapy platform development effort. We are looking for a strategic thinker with a critical mindset as well as strong desire and ability to develop new gene therapy technologies and apply them to drug development efforts. This position requires adaptability and an ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment. A qualified candidate will have a broad technical experience in molecular biology, gene therapy, nucleic acid therapeutics, oligonucleotide therapeutics, biochemistry, physiology, and/or pharmacology.
  • PhD in Molecular & Cell Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology or related areas with 5+ years of relevant postgraduate industry experience.
  • Evidence of scientific productivity in form of publications (leading authorship) in leading peer-review journals and/or patents/patents applications
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Exceptional critical thinking, data analysis, and problem-solving skills.
  • Project and team management experience.
  • Ability to organize and execute multiple projects simultaneously
  • A desire to be part of a highly innovative company.
Skills and qualifications
  • Experience with genetic (viral or non-viral), nucleic acid (DNA or RNA), or oligonucleotide (siRNA, ASO) based therapeutics
  • Experience in gene therapy vector development based on a deep understanding of the mechanisms involved in gene expression regulation.
  • Standard molecular biology techniques (molecular cloning, Sanger/NGS sequencing, qPCR/ddPCR, ELISA/MSD and western blotting)
  • Mammalian cell culture systems (immortalized, iPSC-derived and primary cells)
Target Salary 155-170K
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