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Head of DNA & Strain Construction

  • Location Cambridge
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH106297

COMPANY:

Synthetic Biology start-up with a focus on gene/cell therapies and protein therapeutics

LOCATION:

Cambridge, MA

TITLE:

Head of DNA & Strain Construction - Full-time, Permanent

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

This individual will lead an internal platform for high-throughput assembly and sequencing of plasmids. Oversee the strategy, execution, and day-to-day operations of this high-throughput platform and manage a team of molecular biologists.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD in a relevant, scientific field
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in the biotech or synthetic biology industry
  • Previous people management or leadership experience
  • Expertise in molecular biology and modern DNA assembly strategies
  • Hands-on experience with lab automation in a high-throughput setting

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Some experience managing a high-throughput molecular cloning pipeline
  • Assay development expertise

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.