Startup Biotech company in Boston is seeking a Principal Scientist to be responsible for the development of next generation gene therapies.

typical roles and responsibilities for Principal Scientist

  • Establish novel cell culture systems
  • Implement technology for studying signal transduction of therapeutic compounds in cellular systems
  • Develop cell-based potency assays for novel therapeutics
  • Document results and present to scientific leadership of the company
  • Develop assay transfer protocols and work with analytical development and QC groups on assays

Requirements for Principal Scientist – Scientific

  • PhD in biology, cell and molecular biology
  • Minimum of 5 years of postdoctoral experience in a relevant lab performing cellular, biochemical, and molecular assays
  • Significant disease-area knowledge as related to Cancer immunotherapy programs
  • Demonstrated technical ability in cell culture, in vivo and ex vivo model systems, high content screening, capillary electrophoresis, and western blotting
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with strong willingness to take on new challenges required to bring novel medicines to the clinic.
  • Strict adherence to environmental, health, and safety guidelines.