Job ID: #9236

Senior Scientist, Gene Editing

Waltham, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Senior Scientist, Gene Editing:

  • Develop and optimize the lead candidates using molecular cloning, cell biology, and gene editing technologies
  • Establish methods to characterize gene editing outcomes in disease relevant primary mammalian cell models using both molecular and functional readouts
  • Collaborate closely with scientists from cross-functional teams to coordinate workflows
  • Maintain command over scientific literature and apply new insights and novel approaches to research projects
  • Help interpret data and communicate results across diverse expertise and levels through written and oral communication with slides
  • Mentor junior scientists in their research projects and career development

Requirements of the Senior Scientist, Gene Editing:

  • PhD with 5+ years of academic or industry experience in cell and molecular biology, human genetics or related discipline
  • Strong background in cell and molecular biology and expertise in gene-editing techniques
  • Extensive experience with mammalian cell culture and cell-based assay development
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively across multi-functional groups
  • Demonstrated excellence in planning, executing, and analyzing experiments

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