Scientist, Crispr

Hireminds LLC Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 months ago

Scientist, CRISPR

Location: Cambridge, MA

HireMinds is partnered with a stealth-mode biotech with exceptional scientific Founders and innovative Venture backing focused on developing a proprietary and novel CRISPR-Cas systems for precision medicine use. This team is driving innovative transcriptome gene editing of disease causing RNA with tunable control for safe and effective treatments for patients with rare diseases. In this role you will work from the bench with in vitro molecular and cellular techniques to develop target engagement assays to systematically test novel applications of a novel gene editing platform. You will also have a seat at the table and work to devise platform focused research strategies and process improvements. If you are seeking an exciting role to join an amazing team contact HireMinds Biotech & Lifesciences team today to apply and learn more about this career-altering role.

In This Role You Will:

  • Work in the lab to develop assays to facilitate testing experimental hypothesis on novel platform

  • Testing studies using cultured cells employing a variety of cellular and molecular assay technologies

  • Independently execute studies, analyze data, share the conclusions and propose follow up experiments with team and founders

  • Design and clone novel DNA constructs using state-of-the-art cloning strategies and techniques

  • Explore viral or non-viral delivery strategies for intracellular cargo and payload strategies

  • Examine data and prepare technical reports, summaries, and present at team meetings

You Will Be Required to Bring:

  • Ph.D. in Life sciences with 2+ years of industry or Postdoctoral experience with a strong publication record in CRISPR related technologies or gene editing

  • Significant experience of 3+ years in hands-on molecular cloning techniques

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with molecular cloning and DNA plasmid design, nucleic acid isolation, PCR, qPCR and molecular biology

  • Preference for Scientists who are highly skilled in gene editing

  • Ample experience with mammalian tissue culture and cell-based assay execution

  • Familiarity with DNA/plasmid editing software and genome browsers

  • A strong desire to use technology and creative solutions to address clinical unmet medical need in patient outcomes is necessary

  • A "Biotech mindset" and flexibility in implementing new strategies, cutting-edge technologies, and methods when faced with obstacles in executing platform technologies/studies

  • Ability to communicate best path forward strategies effectively with cross-functional teams, key stakeholders, partners and successfully contribute to platform advancement

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Scientist, Crispr

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