Job ID: #8174

Scientist, Gene Editing

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

 

Responsibilities of the Scientist, Gene Editing:

  • Develop protocols to engineer cell lines and primary cells using transfection, lentiviral, and AAV delivery methods.
  • Collaborate with the team to develop and execute assays to measure regulation of gene editing in engineered cell lines and primary cells.
  • Interpret results, troubleshoot technical hurdles, and propose solutions to the team.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain excellent records of experiments in Electronic Notebook entries.
  • Collaborate across organization to support ongoing research projects by contributing insights and presenting to project teams, management, and scientific teams.

Requirements of the Scientist, Gene Editing:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline (cell or molecular biology, genetics, etc.), or MS plus equivalent capabilities and experience in a biotech/pharma setting.
  • Demonstrated expertise engineering diverse cell lines and primary cells using viral delivery methods such as AAV and lentivirus.
  • Experience with gene editing technologies such as CRISPR/Cas9. Exposure to standard NGS data analysis tools and pipelines (QC, alignment, secondary data analysis, enrichment analysis).
  • Strong troubleshooting and communication skills, highly organized with strong record-keeping and an ability to multitask.

 

Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.

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Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.