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Scientist/Senior Scientist, Virology

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We are seeking an innovative, collaborative and accomplished virologist to support the development of viral vectors for the delivery of novel gene editing therapies using our next-generation, state-of-the-art technology. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of molecular virology techniques applied to the engineering and optimization of viral vectors.



  • Use molecular virology techniques to engineer and optimize viral vectors using a variety of viral backbones
  • Collaborate with the platform scientists to optimize a vector for the delivery of different gene editors
  • Work with the process development team to optimize viral vector manufacturing
  • Communicate scientifically rigorous findings via verbal and written communications, visualizations, and presentations



  • A Ph.D. in Virology, Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in molecular virology
  • Experience with viral vectors delivering gene editing proteins (e.g. CRISPR/Cas9) is ideal
  • Strong scientific background and publication record with proven high levels of performance
  • Ability to work independently while also building relationships with colleagues
  • Ability to adapt to increasing scope and complexity of work brought on by growth/change and helps others manage through change