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Associate Director/Director, Therapeutic Protein Design

  • Location Watertown, Massachusetts
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH112366

COMPANY:

Clinical-stage Biopharma/Gene Therapy company focusing on rare and serious diseases

LOCATION:

Greater Boston, MA area

TITLE:

Associate Director/Director, Therapeutic Protein Design - Full time, permanent

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

Not available

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

This individual will help design and create the next wave of innovative therapeutic enzyme and biologic product candidates. Other responsibilities include:

  • Providing leadership to help identify therapeutic opportunities to treat serious diseases, and to design and create novel therapeutic candidates
  • Working closely with external partners and collaborators on protein design and screening
  • Overseeing work performed at CROs
  • Collaborating with internal groups to characterize early-stage therapeutic candidates and aid in further product development

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD in a relevant, scientific field with a minimum of 5 years' of relevant experience
  • Deep knowledge of enzymology, biochemistry, and protein characterization. Previous experience in protein design or protein evolution is preferred
  • Experience in protein design software, structural biology, and/or metabolic pathways is strongly desirable.
  • Familiarity with protein production and analytics is a plus.

If you meet the requirements above and would like to be considered for this position, apply on-line now for immediate consideration and to be contacted with further details