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Stealth NewCo Gene Editing & Delivery

Job Title: Scientist/Senior Scientist Epigenetics

Job Number: 31150

Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Molecular Technologies, the Scientist/Sr. Scientist Epigenetics will contribute to a fast paced and innovative team of scientists and research associates focused on developing novel gene editing and delivery technologies. The goal of the Molecular Technologies team is to engineer these technologies at the mechanistic level, and to advance the cutting edge of delivery and gene editing systems. The individual in this role will leverage their deep expertise and knowledge of epigenetics to identify and interrogate therapeutic epi-editing strategies. The ideal candidate will have a track record of developing assays and techniques to measure and alter epigenetic states. 

Responsibilities

● Establish key protocols and pipelines to assess epigenetic states of genes, prioritize and optimize genetic and epigenetic editing strategies, and design experiments to test their therapeutic potential. 

● Engineer genome targeting technologies to recruit epigenetic modifiers to sites of interest. 

● Execute experiments designed to measure epigenetic states such as ATAC seq, methylation analysis, and transcriptomics. 

● Document scientific progress with rigor, thoroughness, precision and an eye towards collaboration. 

● Prepare analysis and present data to internal and external scientific groups. 

● Collaborate across various research teams within the company, communicate plans and discoveries, and help to foster thoughtful and productive scientific dialogue. 

Required Skills

● PhD in molecular biology, structural biology, biochemistry, molecular virology or cell biology, or similar with at least 3+ years’ hands-on research experience. 

● Strong candidates with Bachelors (8-10 years) or Masters (6-8 years) in related disciplines will also be considered. 

● A proven track record of expertise in epigenetics and demonstrated experience in molecular and cell biology, and FACS.

● Self-motivated, organized, and excellent communication skills. 

● Prior experience in CRISPR-based gene editing technologies and computational biology is not required but highly desirable 

● Expertise with a broad spectrum of molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemical methodologies are desirable. 

Our stealth company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. Valuing respect, curiosity and inclusivity is required. 

 

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