Scientist in vivo Sciences

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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 11/5/2018

BlueRock Therapeutics New York City, NY

New York City, NY
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BlueRock Therapeutics is a next-generation regenerative medicine company focused on breakthrough treatments and new horizons in medicine. BlueRock Therapeutics platform is based on state of the art pluripotent stem cell engineering tools and expansion technology. The company represents a strategic partnership between Bayer and Versant Ventures, and has been granted access to one of the largest-ever Series A financings in biotech.

Our vision at BlueRock is to cure cardiovascular, neurologic and other diseases with significant unmet need and diminished self-repair potential. Our platform is enabled by strategic partnerships with leading academic and industry collaborators in the U.S., Canada and Japan.

BlueRock s ambition is to have an R&D team of dynamic and highly engaged top scientists who are inspired to take project ownership and further develop themselves in one of the most rapidly growing scientific fields. At BlueRock we value open communication, collaboration and a positive and fun working environment in which both individual and team contributions are recognized. Our world-class management team is committed to fostering the growth and career development of employees.

The New York, USA site is seeking a Scientist in vivo Sciences, reporting to the Senior Director, CNS Pipeline.

The incumbent will be a key technical contributor in a dynamic and progressive team pioneering scaled manufacturing processes for the generation of therapeutic cells from pluripotent stem cells. Hands on experience in the development of scalable cell culture and cell processing methods/technologies is essential, and familiarity with cGMP aseptic manufacturing requirements is a plus.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to contribute to bringing a new class of medicines to patients and gain valuable career experience in translational medicine. Collaboration with a highly-motivated, world-class team of scientists and engineers promises an exciting and engaging work environment for motivated, self-starting candidates.

Position Description:

As an experienced in vivo rodent animal scientist, the incumbent will perform and be responsible for the in vivo studies at BlueRock, establishing and using animal models of neurological diseases.
Responsible for PD models as required.
Hands-on experience with animal lesioning and cell transplantation into specific areas of the brain using stereotactic surgery.
Responsible for the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) submission and compliance as well as compliance with other site-specific regulations.