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ElevateBio Scientist / Sr. Scientist, PSC Editing in Waltham, Massachusetts

Title: Scientist / Sr. Scientist, PSC Editing

Location: Waltham, MA

Reports to: Director, PSC Editing

The Role:

ElevateBio is actively recruiting a Scientist / Sr. Scientist, Stem Cell Biology. This individual will report to the Director, Regenerative Medicine and will possess excellent scientific/technical skills. This person will be a part of the R&D team focused on optimizing directed differentiation.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and execute activities supporting development of genetically modified iPSC lines with specific attributes

  • Develop innovative gene-editing strategies and approaches for iPSCs

  • Generate edited iPSCs using non-integrating reprogramming technologies. Culture, bank and characterize iPSC lines in vitro

  • Develop and optimize analytics tools to assess genetically modified iPSCs and their derivatives

  • Interact closely with project teams and represent Regenerative Medicine group in cross-functional forums

  • Contribute to scientific literature and at scientific conferences, as appropriate

  • Supervise junior scientists, as appropriate

Requirements:

  • PhD with 5-8 years of relevant experience; or a MS with 8-10 years of industrial experience, or BS with 10+ years of industrial experience

  • Three or more years of industry experience preferred

  • Expertise in gene editing technologies especially in RNA-guided nuclease-based editing

  • Demonstrated experience in reprogramming and pluripotent stem cells with relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals

  • Hands-on experience in analytical methods including qPCR/ddPCR, immunostaining, flow cytometry, ELISA

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and technically competent

  • Highly adaptable and responsive, and committed to completing tasks in a timely fashion

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic environment as a team player with a strong work ethic

  • Excellent team player with good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including supporting documentation in laboratory notebooks and study reports for regulatory filing activities

Why join ElevateBio?

ElevateBio is accelerating the future of biotechnology; developing the next-generation of cell, viral and regenerative medicine therapeutics for the treatment of severe diseases. We have launched a revolutionary new model that integrates innovators, infrastructure and capital to effectively develop cell, gene and related therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening disorders. With plans for a cutting-edge laboratory and manufacturing center already underway, we're building a world-class organization lead by expert talent with bench-to-bedside capabilities.

At the heart of the ElevateBio platform is ElevateBio Base Camp, a state-of-the-art research, development and manufacturing center for innovation in the Greater Boston Area to be staffed with a world-class team of scientists.

Our Vision:Next-generation product development for advanced therapies supported by global bench-to-bedside expertise shared across our portfolio of companies

ElevateBio is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person?s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. ElevateBio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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