• Scientist/Senior Scientist - Cell & Gene Therapy

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    About the role:

    • Design and construct various viral vectors for cell and gene therapy application.
    • Small scale lentiviral vector production and purification.
    • AAV vector production.
    • Transduction on human primary cells with viral vectors.
    • Developing and fine tuning producer cell lines for gene therapy vectors.
    • Perform various assays to assess the characteristics of genetically modified cells
    • Establish protocols in support of exploratory projects. 


    About you: 

    • PhD in molecular biology, cell biology or other related field.
    • 5+ years (post-PhD) experience in relevant field.
    • Strong technical skills in molecular biology is required.
    • Expertise and experience in viral vector designs is desirable
    • Flow cytometry including FACS are highly desirable.
    • Experience in chimeric antigen receptor is a plus.
    • Experience in genome editing is a plus.
    • Good understanding in synthetic biology is a plus.
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
    • Collaborating proactively with members of other functional groups is critical.
    • Understanding of safe lab practices and BSL requirements is important.
    • Demonstrated managerial and organizational skill.
    • Ability to think strategically, balance short-term goals and maintain flexibility is preferred.
    • Superb organizational and communications—both written and oral skills and “do-what-it-takes” attitude.

    Minimum Education

    • PhD in molecular biology, cell biology or other related field.

    Minimum Experience

    • 5+ years (post-PhD) experience in relevant field.

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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