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Sr. Research Associate, Molecular Biology, Hematology 

If interested and qualified, please include Requisition # 2017-227 in the subject line when emailing resume to: careers@crisprtx.com.

For more information on CRISPR Therapeutics, please click here.

Position Summary

We are seeking a Sr. Research Associate to join an exciting, fast growing and well-financed new company to develop novel gene editing therapies for serious diseases. The successful candidates will be integral in discovering and developing the next generation of genetic therapies for a wide range of indications. The position requires enthusiasm, passion, attention to detail and a desire to create new medicines for patients.

Responsibilities

  • Perform research with the aims of developing therapeutics using CRISPR-based gene editing tools
  • Perform research requiring cell biology techniques including hematopoietic stem cell culture, transfection, FACS, and cell-based assays
  • Perform research requiring molecular biology techniques including cloning, qPCR, RNA and DNA analysis, ddPCR and other plate-based assays
  • Analysis and presentation of experimental data

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in biology or related discipline, with 5+ years of relevant research experience
  • Extensive experience with mammalian cell culture techniques, DNA & RNA isolation and qRT-PCR
  • Proficient in flow cytometry, including preparation of samples, and analysis
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Track record of intellectually challenging oneself to enhance scientific capabilities
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a results oriented research team; highly organized with significant attention to detail

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or MS in biology or related discipline and 5+ years of relevant research experience
  • Prior experience with hematopoietic stem cells
  • Prior experience with CRISPR/Cas9

Competencies

  • Organization / Attention to Detail – Maintains highly organized focus on research work, demonstrates highly organized thinking and documentation as well as complete follow through. Pursues all activities with diligence and completeness.
  • Communication and Teamwork – Effectively expresses ideas in written, visual and oral context. The ability to work cooperatively with others; the genuine desire to be a part of a team and contribute to organizational and team goals.
  • Passion – Creates an exciting environment where there is a true passion for the vision of CRISPR Therapeutics to bring novel medicines to patients suffering from serious diseases.
  • Results Orientation / Productive Work Habits – Drives issues to closure and gets the job done. Skilled at analyzing scope of work, as well as planning and executing a successful outcome. Understands and assigns / utilizes resources effectively and efficiently.

If interested and qualified, please include Requisition # 2017-227 in the subject line when emailing resume to: careers@crisprtx.com.

For more information on CRISPR Therapeutics, please click here.