Careers

AAV Gene therapy Research Scientist

We have various positions (from associate scientist to principal scientist) in the AAV gene therapy research team. The successful applicant will join a motivated and dynamic team who will be responsible for working with fellow scientists in contributing to the development of AAV vectors for gene therapy. These positions require working knowledge of molecular and cell biology, immunology, virology, protein expression, and/or AAV gene therapy.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to construct design, capsid engineering, AAV vector production, and purification
  • Conduct analytical quality control testing for the vectors
  • Perform various experimental assays to screen gene therapy drug candidates
  • Contribute to experimental design, data analysis, and report
  • Maintain detailed and well-organized documentation with best industry practice
  • Self-motivated, highly collaborative, and passionate about working in an interdisciplinary environment
  • Efficiently manage CROs and/or external collaborations

Qualifications:

  • A BS, MS, or Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, virology, immunology, or related discipline required
  • Hands-on experience with AAV production and purification is highly preferred
  • Familiar with HEK293 cells and/or baculovirus system preferred
  • Extensive hands-on skills and experience with molecular biology, cell culture techniques, and cell-based assays
  • Proficient in cell culture, transfection, Western, ELISA, flow, ddPCR techniques
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Responsible and efficient with the lab assignments
  • Ability to be highly productive in a fluid, fast-paced team environment

If interested in this position, contact us at careers@fronteratherapeutics.com