Senior Scientist, Research and Development - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Senior Scientist, Research and Development

AveXis Inc.

San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Senior Scientist, Research and Development is responsible for executing in vivo experiments for AveXis programs. This individual will work in the vivarium and laboratory, responsible for execution of experiments related to existing and pipeline products. This individual will work with scientists in Research and Development, as well as report to the Vice President of Research and Development.

Responsibilities: Oversee scientists conducting various research projects, Support research projects, Drive the execution of approved research strategies, Follow standard operating procedures (SOP), Maintain records to comply with regulatory requirements.


Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Biology, Animal Science, or related field, 5-10 years of experience in animal husbandry, mouse genetics, skilled animal handling and procedures, AALAC, and vivarium operations.

Additional Requirements, Must be able to travel for additional technical training, Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with direct exposure to/handling of mice, Must be able to stand for long periods of time, Work will require PPE (personal protective equipment).