Scientist Immunology/Immuno-Oncology Discovery

Position Summary

We are seeking a Scientist who will lead efforts in developing novel CRISPR-based immunotherapies for oncology. The successful candidate will help build a pipeline of immuno-oncology products and will have strong expertise in immunology and T cell biology. The position requires enthusiasm, passion, attention to detail, and a commitment to improve the lives of those afflicted with cancer.

Responsibilities
  • Discover novel CRISPR-based gene edits aimed at improving the efficacy of CAR-T cells
  • Conceive, design, and perform experiments independently
  • Collaborate with and mentor Research Associates, direct the work of Research Associates as necessary
  • Assist company in securing IP from research program discoveries, including detailed descriptions for patent filing and/or proof of concept work, as appropriate
Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in immunology or a related discipline; 1-4 years of postdoctoral experience in immunology or immuno-oncology
  • Hands-on experience in isolating and manipulating primary immune cells, including T cells
  • Expertise in characterizing and analyzing immune cell/subset by multi-color flow cytometry
  • Proficiency in performing functional immune cell assays, including proliferation, cytotoxicity, cytokine production
  • Experience in viral or non-viral methods of gene transfer techniques
  • Self-motivated, scientifically rigorous, highly organized, and with strong attention to detail
  • A strong track record of intellectually challenging oneself to enhance scientific capabilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with peers and effectively work in a results-oriented research environment
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in using genetic engineering tools, including CRISPR
  • Experience in murine tumor models
  • Passion and sense of urgency for developing important new medicines for devastating diseases
Competencies
  • Collaborative Openness. One Team.
  • Undaunted – Fearless, Can-do attitude.
  • Results Orientation – Delivering progress toward our mission. Sense of urgency in solving problems.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit – Proactive. Ownership mindset.

Crispr Therapeutics, Inc. 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.

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Requisition # 2018-373

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