Scientist/Senior Scientist

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

EdiGene Cambridge, MA

Company
EdiGene
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
360690
AJE Ref #
576109203
Location
Cambridge, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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EdiGene is an emerging biotech company founded around structural properties of CRISPR- Cas proteins (Nureki et al., Cell 2014, Cell 2015, Cell 2016). Our proprietary know-how gives us the edge in developing next generation CRISPR-Cas system for therapeutics applications.
EdiGene is seeking a highly motivated individual to develop and expand our molecular biology & gene editing platforms. The individual will join our core team in applying gene editing technologies to the tasks of assay development and library screening. The candidate is expected to drive success of projects with opportunities to develop and expand the expertise of CRISPR-Cas technology. The candidate is expected to be detail-oriented, and able to work flexibly.
Experience and knowledge in molecular biology is highly desired. The candidate should be scientifically motivated, capable of developing and troubleshooting assay systems.

EdiGene is located at Massachusetts Innovation Labs in the heart of Kendall Square, just minutes away from MIT and MBTA.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, perform and advance research in gene editing.
Analyze the effect of gene editing in cells to be used for drug discovery and development efforts.
Work closely with and scientifically mentor junior staffs.