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Senior Scientist

Company: Charlton Morris
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

CM Life Science have exclusively partnered with a revolutionary biotech based in New Haven, aimed to develop new generations of effective and safe Cell Therapy for cancer patients and beyond.
Overview
We are looking for a Scientist / Senior scientist level position for vector engineering. In this role, the candidate is expected to work with the Director of Vector Engineering in a matrixed environment and perform key scientific experiments to develop the biotech's products and platforms. The candidate will design and perform technical experiments, including but not limited to: plasmid and cloning vector development, gene editing through CRISPR ornon-CRISPR methods, designing and manufacturing viral vectors, molecular cloning, and other phenotypic assessments.
We are looking for candidates who enjoy working in a team and can leverage the growth opportunities that an early start-up provides. This is an exceptional opportunity for someone who is excited about cell therapy development and pioneering scientific efforts.
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities
--- Design vectors, molecular cloning, viral vector engineering, plasmid development--- Design and perform immune cellular genetic assays, including CRISPR or non-CRISPR based gene editing--- Design and perform cell biology assays, such as cell culture, transfection, immune cell - cancer cell co-culture, ELISA/ELISPOT, flow cytometry and FACS.--- Carefully, diligently and timely analyze and organize data--- Regularly present experimental findings to the Director of Vector Engineering, the project team, and the leadership team.--- Maintain extremely clean records of experimental schemes and organized data at different levels.--- Help draft progress reports, summaries for the IND, patent applications and/or scientific publications.

Required Education and Experience
--- PhD in genetics, molecular biology, immunology, cell biology or a related field with 2-4 years of postdoctoral experience or industry experience. Exceptional PhDs without postdoc experience will also be considered.--- Strong capability of independently designing experiments and leading the execution of experiments.--- Skills in vector engineering, molecular cloning, and gene editing are essential.--- Excellent oral/written presentation skills.--- Skills in immune cell culture, cell biology, flow cytometry and cell sorting will be a big plus.--- Strong publication, patent and/or drug development record will be a big plus.
Does this sound like the opportunity for you? Please apply directly or reach out to me: spencer.knight@charltonmorris.com

Keywords: Charlton Morris, New Haven , Senior Scientist, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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