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Director/Head of Chemistry

  • Location Cambridge
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH104774

COMPANY:

Biotech company focused on CRISPR-based editing technology

LOCATION:

Cambridge, MA

TITLE:

Director/Head of Chemistry - permanent, full-time

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director/Head of Chemistry will lead the development, evaluation and characterization of novel Lipids and oversee a team of scientists to evaluate novel lipids and nucleic acid chemistry. This individual will provide technical guidance for Lipid-based delivery systems and lead process development and scale-up of nucleic acids, oligos and lipids.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD in relevant scientific field plus 8+ years of experience or MS degree with 12+ years of experience in a biotech/pharma environment, ideally in a Chemistry function
  • Expertise in oligo synthesis, nucleic acid and lipid chemistry
  • Understanding of testing, scale-up and cGMP manufacturing guidelines
  • Prior experience with gene editing systems including CRSPR-cas9

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.