Senior Scientist, Gene Therapy Research, Rare and Neurologic Diseases Therapeutic Area
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We are seeking a Senior Scientist to be part of a team focused on AAV capsid engineering. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the Gene Therapy Research group in identifying improved AAV capsids to enable gene therapy programs from early discovery research through development, in a variety of disease areas including neuromuscular, CNS, metabolic and renal.
Specifically, the remit of the candidate will be to:
- Contribute to the development of a novel strategy for the directed evolution of AAV capsids
- Develop and maintain a culture of teamwork, and collaboration.
- Possess strong presentation and communication skills, and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment will be vital
- Ph.D. or equivalent in a field of biology / biochemistry
- Background/experience in AAV gene therapy / capsid engineering preferred
- The successful candidate should have a minimum of 3 years of post-doctoral experience
- Experience in molecular biology techniques and bioinformatics / next generation sequencing
- Demonstrated experience and expertise with both in vitro and in vivo studies.
- Strong track record of peer-reviewed publications supporting their research programs
- Possess excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work in a team oriented environment
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