Research and Development Professionals - Gene Therapy (AAV)

San Diego, CA, US
Nov 21, 2020
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We're Growing and looking for talented Research professionals!

Ready to join a team committed to moving gene therapies into the clinical and commercial settings for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? AveXis is advancing cutting-edge science to treat rare and life-threatening genetic diseases starting with our proprietary gene therapy product, AVXS-101 (ZOLGENSMA®). We are in the midst of an incredible journey and are looking for passionate individuals to join us on this important mission.

AveXis, Inc., a Novartis company, is a gene therapy company, dedicated to developing and commercializing novel treatments for patients suffering from rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Our initial product, ZOLGENSMA®, is our proprietary gene therapy product for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, the leading genetic cause of infant mortality. In addition to developing AVXS-101 to treat SMA, we also plan to develop other novel treatments for rare neurological diseases, including Rett syndrome (RTT) and a genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) caused by mutations in the superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) gene.


Avexis is growing, so feel free to submit your resume! We are looking for individuals with expertise in vector biology, immunology, vivarium, assay development, cell and molecular biology, genetics or virology. We are looking for talented professionals to enhance and expand the AveXis platform and contribute to our strong pipeline of programs. Work will be executed with hands on work or leveraging internal capabilities across AveXis and Novartis, CRO work or academic collaboration. Tenacity, Integrity and Teamwork drive us towards our purpose and vision. Come join us and make a difference in the lives of patients suffering with life-threatening, rare genetic diseases.


The level of positions will be based on the final candidate's qualifications.

AveXis is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.