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Scientist II / Sr. Scientist Preclinical Development

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 04/24/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Scientific Job Number: 11209 Pay Rate: $115K - $145K

Job Description


Our client is an early-stage biotechnology company developing a novel technology platform that can provide safe and persistent control of targeted gene regulation.


Roles and responsibilities:
  • Design, conduct, analyze, interpret, and report data on gene therapy program in support of the company‚Äôs retinal disease programs.
  • Collaborate across our Research and Development divisions to drive projects progression toward key milestones.
  • Develop strategies for preclinical development, including the identification and management of risks and opportunities.
  • Contribute to IND and IP filing.


Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in cellular and/or molecular biology, ophthalmology, neuroscience, or a related field, with a minimum of 2 years of related experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong preclinical experience in gene therapy.
  • Experience in designing and overseeing preclinical studies and interpreting preclinical data.

Job Requirements

Technical Requirements and Skills:
  • Ideal candidates will have a deep knowledge of and experience in the genetics of retinal diseases.
  • Prior experience in developing in vitro and in vivo model systems for retinal diseases.
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills, effective verbal/written communication skills, and critical problem-solving/analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with CRO and to collaborate with cross-functional teams and external partners, including regulatory agencies, academic institutions, and biotech companies.
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary team.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lexie Pierce
Recruiter

As a Compass recruiter, Lexie brings in 15 years of experience in leadership and employee growth and development. She's incredibly passionate about helping candidates find and accept new opportunities, ultimately leading her to start her recruiting career in the life science industry. Her favorite part about connecting with Compass candidates and clients is witnessing the excitement the candidates exude and making an impact on their lives.

 

Outside of the office, Lexie enjoys going to the farmers' market on Saturdays with her son so she can find the best produce to use in her family dinners. She enjoys cooking, reading, knitting, restoring furniture, and spending time with her family and friends. Lexie is also passionate about supporting organizations that are looking to educate the community about Congenital Heart Defects (CHD).

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