Scientist, Liver Cell Biology
CRISPR Therapeutics is seeking an outstanding Cell Biologist with experience in liver biology and in vitro cultures of hepatocytes, liver derived cells and/or induced hepatocyte-like cells to join our research team in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This position will support our cell biology efforts to develop CRISPR/Cas9 based gene editing therapies for liver disease. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in developing disease-relevant cell-based models and assays and in studying drug action at the cellular level using advanced biological techniques. The candidate will be integrated into a fast-paced drug discovery and development team committed to creating novel gene-based medicines for patients with serious diseases.
- Contribute to the overall and project strategy for liver and cell biology research
- Plan, develop and perform liver biology research
- Develop and perform physiologically relevant cell-based assays as required
- Oversee laboratory processes and technologies as required
- PhD with 3-5 years of postgraduate experience; prior industry experience a plus
- Extensive experience in liver derived cell cultures and/or induced hepatocyte-like cells
- Experience with gene editing technologies including CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing preferred
- Proficient in various cell and molecular biology technical skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment
- Scientifically rigorous, highly organized, and with significant attention to detail
- Experience in AAV production is preferred
- Collaborative – Openness, One Team
- Undaunted – Fearless, Can-do attitude
- Results Orientation – Delivering progress toward our mission. Sense of urgency in solving problems.
- Entrepreneurial Spirit – Proactive. Ownership mindset.
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