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Vector Biology and Discovery Lead

  • Location Boston
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH114870

COMPANY:

Established global biopharmaceutical company focused on Neurology and Immunology with 7500+ employees worldwide.

LOCATION:

Greater Boston, MA area

TITLE:

Vector Biology and Discovery Lead

TYPE:
Direct-hire, full-time

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Vector Biology and Discovery Lead will be responsible for leading a team of experts focused on AAV capsid design, cargo engineering, vector optimization, and plan, design and construct structural biology experiments. Other responsibilities include:

  • Leading strategy and implementation of vector engineering in the Gene Therapy Vector core
  • Overseeing planning and rapid execution of transgene design, testing and optimization cycles including assessment of relevant biology in vitro/in vivo
  • Leading global drug discovery project teams to advance therapeutic AAV projects towards the clinic

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD in a relevant, scientific field
  • Direct AAV experience, ideally up to 5 years of industry
  • Previous people management experience
  • 3+ years of experience for mammalian cell culture, sterile technique, cloning and advanced cell biology techniques applicable to AAV based gene therapy
  • Experience leading viral gene therapy drug discovery projects

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 contact with further details.