Scribe Therapeutics is seeking a highly creative, passionate, and motivated individual to join us in our quest to develop the next generation of therapeutic molecules. The current role is for a Scientist with deep expertise in virology, immunology, molecular biology, high throughput screens, assay development, and mammalian cell biology who will join our Platform team. The candidate will have numerous opportunities for professional growth in a rapidly growing biotechnology start-up, which includes growing into a leadership role of increasing responsibilities and the ability to publish highly impactful work in peer reviewed journals. 

Key Responsibilities (an individual would take responsibility for a subset of these):

  • Conduct therapeutic delivery platform engineering across multiple target indications
  • Engineer, develop and characterize target specific tropism for CRISPR therapeutic modalities in various in vitro and in vivo models 
  • Immune-stealth engineering 
  • Maintaining primary immune and non-immune cells
  • Collaborate with Computational Scientists to execute on model guided engineering for targeted delivery

Scientific and Leadership expectations:

  • Design and execute hypothesis-driven, properly controlled studies, analyze data with rigorous statistics, and write up publication quality reports
  • Effectively present updates and communicate research plans and timelines to the senior leadership team
  • Seamlessly interface and coordinate with other teams at Scribe to accomplish common goals
  • Foster a driven, fast-paced, dynamic, and fun environment in which to do rigorous science

Required Skills and Background:

  • PhD in Virology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, or related field
  • At least 2-3 years of experience working in an academic or industry lab, with a proven track record of translational virology research
  • Expertise in viral vector engineering is highly desired
  • Advanced expertise in the latest molecular and cellular biology techniques.
  • Demonstrated scientific productivity and drive as evidenced by a strong publication record in top tier journals
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary research team.
  • Excellent prioritization  and organization skills

Salary will be commensurate with experience. We will provide an intellectually stimulating, collegial and fast-paced environment. If you are ready to engineer the future of therapeutics, then we are excited to hear from you! Please contact us and include your CV or résumé. 

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

About us: 

Scribe is an early-stage biotech startup developing the next generation of CRISPR systems to treat the underlying cause of genetic diseases. We are a dynamic team of energetic, creative, world-class experts who are looking for like-minded passionate colleagues to enable the future of genetic medicine.

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