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Temporary Research Associate, In Vivo

If interested and qualified, please include Requisition # 2018-340 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 Temporary 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 therapies for hematological diseases. The successful candidates will have significant experience executing experiments in hematology. The candidate should be well-trained in the in vivo analysis of the hematopoietic or immune system and will bring expertise in mouse experimentation. Basic cell and molecular biology skills are desirable. The position requires enthusiasm, passion, attention to detail, and a desire to create important new medicines for patients.

Responsibilities

  • Planning and hands-on execution of in vivo hematology experiments using mice, as well as proof of mechanism and proof of concept studies
  • Planning and hands-on execution of ex vivo and in vitro assays for downstream molecular biology and biochemistry analysis
  • Gathering, analyzing, and presenting experimental data under the direction of the Research Scientist
  • Maintaining laboratory and animal facility equipment and rooms, as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or MS in biology or related discipline and 2+ years of relevant research experience
  • Extensive experience in rodent handling, cell/drug delivery routes (IV, IP, SC. IM, Oral)
  • Extensive experience in mouse tissue dissection/collection and processing, particularly of hemato-lymphoid organs (bone marrow, spleen, blood)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Track record of intellectually challenging oneself to enhance scientific abilities
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a results-oriented research team; highly organized with significant attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive experience executing bone marrow transplantation experiments in mice utilizing human grafts
  • Experience manipulating primary human hematopoietic cells
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture techniques, molecular and cellular biology techniques
  • Experience with FACS, ELISA, IHC/IF

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 # 2018-340 in the subject line when emailing resume to: careers@crisprtx.com.

For more information on CRISPR Therapeutics, please click here.