Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
60% Responsible as a point of contact for a corporate partner in the development of foundational methods for the translation of induced pluripotent stem cell differentiated products into the clinic
• Overseeing achievement of timelines, milestones and deliverables of project teams, including meeting with members of individual project teams. Providing verbal or written communication progress, as needed, to the Laboratory Direction. • Assisting in the preparation of periodic reports on the progress of individual projects within the program including assimilating knowledge from literature and collaborators and with identifying best technical approaches and sources of reagents to accomplish program goals • Assisting in budgetary oversight of space and resource utilization to project completion • Assisting in hiring and if needed managing of technical staff.
40% Responsible as senior laboratory member for guiding and assisting, project teams in the conduct of research, including as needed hands-on participation in the conduct of experiments.
• Development of assays and techniques and data analysis as needed in the areas of gene and cellular engineering approaches which are foundational techniques in the Laboratory.
Required Qualifications: 1. Advanced degree with at least 6 years of relevant research experience or a terminal degree plus at least 3 years of relevant research experience. 2. Extensive experience and skill in molecular biology, cellular engineering techniques and especially demonstrable success with generating, differentiating and/or genetically engineering human IPSCs. 3. Extensive experience and skill in cell isolation, culture, and flow and molecular analytic methodologies (i.e. intracellular FACS staining, PCR, and qRT PCR) 4. Demonstrated team player with the ability to adapt and lead a course of biological research. Strong communication skills are essential as this laboratory in the future will serve both as a point of contact for a corporate sponsor and contribute hands-on to the successful technical completion of projects within the larger program. 5. Previous experience following written protocols and maintaining accurate and complete documentation of all procedures and experiments including demonstrated ability to readily perform all necessary laboratory projections, analysis and calculations. 6. Experience reporting effectively on the progress and direction of individual projects and aggregate projects, within a corporate sponsored program to develop new therapies for clinical translation, using written and verbal English, to include proper grammar usage and accurate spelling.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Prior supervisory responsibilities 2. Track record of relevant research publications in peer review journals 3. Track record of participating in translational research
Internal Number: 331640
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