The Role:

We are looking for an experienced scientist with a strong background in cell culture, molecular biology and cell-based assay to help expand our therapeutic capabilities and continue to improve our technology discovery platform. We are seeking curious, enthusiastic, competent, and self-motivated individuals with strong emotional intelligence to work in our company. A willingness to embrace our cultural values will be critical for success in this role. This is an exciting opportunity to help build a successful therapeutics company from an early stage.

 

Here’s What You’ll Do:

  • Lead, design, implement, and troubleshoot experiments to develop and improve iPSC-based platform to facilitate advancements in genome editing technology
  • Perform routine cell culture, including somatic cell reprogramming, human iPSC expansion, cell banking and differentiation.
  • Execute cell-based and molecular biology assays
  • Maintain and organize lab records and relevant documentation in paper or electronic format
  • Compile experimental data and present scientific results at team research meetings
  • Author relevant documents, such as protocols, SOPs, etc.
  • Contribute to publications and patent applications
  • Collaborate closely with Computational Biology group and Cell Biology Group
  • Assist coordination of research associates and day-to-day laboratory operations

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s, master’s degree or PhD in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience or a related field with significant training and research experience with genome editing technologies
  • At least 1+ year (with PhD), 2+ years (with master’s degree) or 4+ years (with bachelor’s degree) relevant experience in academic or biopharmaceutical organizations
  • Experience with iPSC expansion, cell banking and differentiation, transfection, transduction and genome editing
  • Experience with cell-based and ligand-based assays, such as cell proliferation, apoptosis, IF, and flow cytometry, ELISA, etc.
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques, such as DNA/RNA extraction and purification, PCR, qPCR, ddPCR, cloning, western blot/WES, etc.
  • Previous experience in somatic cell reprogramming, neuron functionality assay and electrophysiology is a plus
  • Relevant technical skills for data analysis, DNA and protein sequence analysis, ELN documentation, and presenting results
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Passion and ability to learn new concepts and skills
  • Ability to multitask in a dynamic environment
  • Occasional weekend work is required

Why join Life Edit Therapeutics?

Life Edit Therapeutics, an ElevateBio portfolio company, is a gene editing company on a mission to rewrite the future by curing disease, making any edit, anywhere. Life Edit has built a world-class genome editing platform with one of the world’s largest and most diverse collections of novel RNA-guided nucleases (RGNs) and base editors. The company’s next-generation editing systems will propel the development of novel human therapeutics by enabling ex vivo engineering for cell therapies and regenerative medicines and in vivo delivery of gene therapies.

Our Vision:  To pave the way to faster, safer, gene editing therapeutics that cure disease and improve patient lives

Life Edit 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. Life Edit will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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