Senior Scientist/Head of Translational Research - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Senior Scientist/Head of Translational Research

Angiocrine Bioscience, Inc.

San Diego, CA
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Job Description

The successful candidate would be expected to lead as well as conduct, hands-on, translational research and pre-clinical studies pertaining to our stem cell and gene therapy programs.  Taking the helm for the development and completion of INDs is expected, utilizing internal and external (expert consultant) resources in a time-efficient and cost-effective manner.  This is a role for a person who enjoys leading a program scientifically and experimentally and follows studies to completion.  


Applicant must have at least 7 years’ hands-on experience and must demonstrate expertise in translational studies involving transduction, transfection and gene-editing of hematopoietic stem cells. Experience in non-clinical scientific writing is required.  Hands-on experience in conducting in vitro and in vivo studies, including analyses, involving transduction, transfection and gene editing of hematopoietic stem cells and other cell types is required. The successful candidate of this position will be viewed by the Company as the internal expert in transduction, transfection and gene integration and gene editing.  The current preference is for a person knowledgeable in both viral and non-viral methods of transfection.  Demonstration of superb thinking and communication skills, through both writing and oral presentation, would be expected.

The successful candidate would exude thoughtfulness, ‘can do’ attitude, penchant for creative problem solving and the passion to overcome challenges and obstacles to realize science to clinical reality.  The person in this role would be comfortable being a leader of his/her area and a productive member of a cross-functional team.