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Research Associate, Assay Development

If interested and qualified, please include Requisition # 2018-336 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 Senior Research Associate who can integrate into a fast-paced and well-financed life sciences company that seeks to develop novel gene editing therapies for serious diseases. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of assays to support 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 cell biology techniques including 96-well plate cell culture, electroporation, and purification of RNA and DNA
  • Design and execute experiments using molecular biology techniques including PCR, qPCR, and ddPCR
  • Maintain clear and complete records of study material and experimental results
  • Work cross-functionally with therapeutic and platform technology groups

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or MS in biology or related discipline and 2+ years of relevant research experience
  • Extensive experience with mammalian cell culture, cell-based assays, and molecular biology
  • Scientifically rigorous, highly organized, and with significant attention to detail
  • Able to work independently as well as collaborate with peers and work effectively in a results-oriented research team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in a large coordinated team
  • Mastery of MS Office and Graphpad Prism
  • Experience with biobanking

Competencies

  • Collaborative 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.

If interested and qualified, please include Requisition # 2018-336 in the subject line when emailing resume to: careers@crisprtx.com.

For more information on CRISPR Therapeutics, please click here.