Director of Adeno-associated Viral Vectors Production

Confidential Company  •  Waltham, MA

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

$160K - $200K
Posted on 10/10/17 by Winston Reuning
Confidential Company
Waltham, MA
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
$160K - $200K
Posted on 10/10/17 Winston Reuning

Biotechnology company developing gene editingtechnology and gene therapy derived from human adeno-associated viral vectors seeks Director to design and implement immune-based assay strategies supporting preclinical and clinical programs and serve as liaison to external alliance partners, contract research organizations, vendors, academics, and others. 




*** Lead the development immune-based strategy to characterize adeno-associated viral hematopoietic stem cell (AAVHSC) vectors pre-clinically and prepare for transition to the clinic. 


***Investigate host immune response to novel AAVHSC vectors using molecular and cell biology techniques such as Enzyme-Linked ImmunoSpot, neutralizing antibody assays, fluorescence-activated cell sorting, digital droplet polymerase chain reaction, quantitativepolymerase chain reaction, and in vivo animal modeling techniques. 


*** Oversee external development of nonclinical immune-assays supporting clinical development programs including managing project communications and preparing, shipping, and documenting reagents. 


*** Serve as company representative for management of programs at external contract research organizations, academic centers, and research partners. 


*** Manage data and maintain databases and electronic notebooks as the projects advance through the research pipeline. 




*** Master of Science or PhD. 


***5+ years of viral vector experience. 


Join a company focused on the future. Offering extremely generous employment packages including company match 401(k), extensive perquisites, and the ability to work with award winning, Ivy League professionals, in an environment that strives to stay on the cutting edge of science and technology. 


Education Requirements: Master Degree

Minimum Experience Requirements: 5-10 years

Job City Location: Waltham

Job State Location: MAJob Country Location: USA

Salary Range: $160,000 to $200,000

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