AAV Gene Therapy Scientist

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Company :
Affinity Executive Search

Location :
Gaithersburg, Maryland

Expiry Date :
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
My client is expanding and seeks a Scientist to explore gene therapy strategies. The ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:

* Assist in creating a research pipeline and technology platform through collaboration with gene transfer technology, preclinical, bioanalytical and other internal groups
* Develop gene therapy strategies using AAV vectors in animal models and apply knowledge of AAV vectors and their use in gene transfer animal models
* Collaborate with teams to conduct proof of concept studies and support technology development
* Help build state of the art capabilities for in vivo and in vitro analysis of AAV vectors
* Perform analyses to determine therapeutic efficacy of AAV treatment in rodent models
* Develop new methods and assays to evaluate AAV vectors

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

* PhD and AAV biology experience
* Ability to work collaboratively on internal functional teams and projects
* Both in-vivo and in-vitro pharmacology experience
* Extensive and current hands-on experience in tissue processing, RT-PCR/quantitative PCR, Immunohistochemistry and ELISA is essential.
* Excellent team player with good interpersonal skills. Must be able to work collaboratively and effectively as part of a team
* Excellent oral and written communication skills for effectively interfacing with internal and external organizations