$80K — $100K *
Job Description Summary:
The PhD Scientist, RNA Biology is responsible for planning and performing scientific experiments that contribute to PTC’s research and drug discovery activities. The incumbent works cross-functionally with internal departments, and external resources as appropriate, as part of PTC’s discovery science project teams.
The PhD Scientist, RNA Biology supports adherence to relevant regulatory requirements and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as appropriate.
With guidance from the advisor plans, initiates, directs and executes scientific research and experiments and interprets and communicates results as part of multi-disciplinary team(s). This includes performing analyses of primary research literature.
Presents findings internally to cross-functional teams.
May Participate in the development and writing of patent applications
Abides by all safety and regulatory guidelines.
Maintains a detailed laboratory notebook.
Performs other tasks as assigned
Interviews and contributes to the evaluation of candidates.
May provide scientific advice to research leadership on projects and areas of expertise.
Abides by all safety requirements.
Contributes to general lab needs such as:
Capital equipment purchases.
Hands on experience with mammalian cell culture.
Experience in nucleic acid, isolation, quantification.
Experience in protein quantification end analysis methods such as Western blot, ELISA, MSD.
* Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience.
Ph.D. in a scientific discipline preferably Molecular Biology with atleast 1-2 years’ post-doctoral or Industry experience
* Special knowledge or skills needed and/or licenses or certificates required.
Demonstrate ability to work on complex problems to produce experimental data across one or more projects.
Exercises independent judgement within defined procedures and practices.
Demonstrates technical proficiency, collaboration with others within a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment consisting of internal and external team members.
Possesses detailed and expert knowledge of scientific principles and concepts.
Demonstrate ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office preferably MS Excel and MS PowerPoint or similar
Excellent verbal and written communication and skills.
Analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills.
Demonstrates an understanding of the strategic alignment of his/her work with corporate goal(s) and demonstrates the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
Excellent planning, organization and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects.
*Special knowledge or skills and/or licenses or certificates preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of RNA biology with an emphasis on pre-mRNA splicing and translational control of gene expression.
Experience designing and conducting cell-based studies of compound activity on pre-mRNA splicing as well as mechanism of action studies.
Hands-on experience with bioinformatics tools, and next-generation sequencing.
* Travel requirements
Up to 10%
Valid through: 4/22/2021
$140K — $150K
$140K — $180K + $15K bonus
4 days ago