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Associate Director, AAV Engineering

  • Location Westlake Village, California
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH111948

COMPANY:

Stealth-mode AAV gene therapy and engineering company

LOCATION:

Greater Los Angeles, CA area

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

Yes

TITLE:

Associate Director, AAV Engineering & Library Production Platform - permanent, full-time

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

This individual will oversee an internal vector production team dedicated to producing multiple novel capsids and gene therapy products. This person will lead a team focused on implementing a robust and reproducible production process to accommodate small scale screening up to preclinical animal studies.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • MS or PhD in a relevant, scientific field with a minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in a biotech, pharma, or academic setting.
  • Experience producing viral vectors in adherent or suspension platforms. Prior experience working with gene therapy vectors strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of viral vector production platforms and testing methods.

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Bioreactor operations or development experience
  • Experience with AAV vector production strongly preferred
  • Prior experience in a vector core facility or group, or producing multiple AAV vector serotypes
  • Prior experience with direct reports

If you meet the requirements above and would like to be considered for this position, apply on-line now to be contacted with further details. This is not a fully remote role.