Job ID: #9198

Director, Synthetic Biology

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Management / Directors


Responsibilities of the Director, Synthetic Biology:

  • Lead the design, build out, and testing of innovative genetic platforms and programs in mammalian and viral systems
  • Guide strategic strategies and work closely with cell line development, computational biology and process development teams
  • Efficiently identify and analyze constructs used in scientific literature
  • Collaborate with software engineers to develop the design and analysis methodologies
  • Manage and mentor the synthetic biology team

Requirements of the Director, Synthetic Biology:

  • Ph.D. in life science discipline
  • 10+ years experience with cell or viral engineering and/or synthetic biology
  • Expertise with molecular biology
  • Ability to work cross functionally with process development and computational groups
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

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