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Director,/Sr. Director, Gene Therapy

  • Location Westlake Village, California
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH112563

COMPANY:

Stealth-mode AAV gene therapy and engineering company

LOCATION:

Greater Los Angeles, CA area

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

Yes

TITLE:

Director/Senior Director - Gene Therapy - permanent, full-time

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

This individual will oversee the nonclinical programs to support the company's pipeline of gene therapy products. This person will coordinate and manage various research, proof-of-concept and other pre-clinical studies in support of program nomination all the way to regulatory filing.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD in a relevant, scientific field
  • Strong scientific background in drug development research, viral or non-viral gene therapy applications, and experience with neurological disease.
  • Strong practical knowledge of AAV gene therapy applications and immunogenicity
  • Extensive study and practical experience with neuroscience discovery research
  • Experience with gene therapy cargo development including gene replacement, modulation and editing
  • Extensive hands-on experience in designing and executing on pre-clinical studies
  • Experience building a cross-functional team with separate but interconnected goals

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Gene therapy drug development experience
  • First-hand experience with the regulatory environment for pre-clinical drug development and IND submission
  • A role in successful pre-clinical regulatory submission

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.