Research Scientist, Genetic Editing

Location
Peninsula, Bay Area, CA
Posted
Oct 09, 2018
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

*This job is located on the Peninsula*

 

Research Scientist, Genetic Editing

 

SUMMARY:

Research and development of novel therapeutics.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and hands-on execution of gene editing studies
  • Perform cell biology, molecular biology, and genomic analyses
  • Analyze, interpret, and present experimental data
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure deadlines and goals are met
  • Contribute to scientific and strategy discussions
  • Mentor junior members and research associates
  • Support external and internal projects

REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD degree with 3 years of post doc experience in cell and molecular biology and genetics
  • Hands-on experience with current cell and molecular biology techniques
  • Mammalian cell culture, transient transfections, and cell-based assays
  • Mammalian gene therapy/editing
  • NGS 
  • Computational genomic analysis tools and scripting language (e.g. Python, R)
  • Team player and a clear communicator
  • Close attention to detail and record keeping
  • Ability to operate independently and readily adapt to change