Principal Scientist, Gene Therapy, AAV - San Rafael, CA | Biospace
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Principal Scientist, Gene Therapy, AAV

R&D Partners

San Rafael, CA
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Full time
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Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biology, Biology Research, Biomedical, Biotechnology, Genetics, Genomics, Molecular, Molecular Biology, PhD, PhD Biology, PhD Molecular, Principal Scientist, Research Scientist, Scientist, Scientist Biology, Scientist Molecular Biology, Senior Scientist,

Job Description

Vector Biology group is responsible for initiating and guiding gene therapy projects through the research, pre-clinical and clinical phases.
This is a position for a highly innovative, passionate, and energetic Scientist to develop adeno-associated viral vector technologies in an industry setting. The candidate should be extremely motivated to drive drug development.

•The Principal / Sr Scientist is part of a multidisciplinary research team responsible for using Proprietary technology platform to develop gene therapy applications.
•Must have extensive experience with AAV vectors.
•Major responsibilities include:
    - Identification and development of new AAV Applications
    - AAV Capsids development
    - Vector design
    - Optimize Vector Cassette
    - Assist in management of projects with partners and/or contract laboratories


•10+ years of experience working as a scientist in an academic, research, laboratory setting or biotech/pharma company
•Exceptional publication record in leading peer reviewed journals
•Experience interpreting and presenting data to internal and external stakeholders, and at national and international meetings
•Strong critical, scientific, and strategic thinking skills
•Strong problem solving and decision making abilities
•Strong communication (verbal and written) skills
•Experience and ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams
•Drug development and/or extensive research training

•Ph.D. in the Biomedical Sciences.
•Strong consideration given to Molecular Biologists