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We are seeking a Senior Principal Scientist to join the Genomics
Medicine Unit and play a lead role in identifying strategies to
treat neurological disorders. The successful candidate will support
the development of gene therapy strategies targeting the central
nervous system and ensure successful translation of pre-clinical
gene therapy programs to a clinical setting.
Specifically, the remit of the candidate will be to:
Lead the development of gene therapy strategies and manage
research programs in neurogenetic disorders.
Responsible for applying scientific expertise and judgement to
initiate, design, direct and execute experiments and/or studies in
support of research and/or development project goals in a time
Act as an impactful contributor and leader of project teams and
Foster creativity, productivity, execution with a sense of
urgency, teamwork, accountability, cross-functional collaboration,
and employee growth and development.
Develop and maintain a culture of teamwork and
PhD in the field of neurobiology plus minimum 5 years of
relevant research experience in an academic or biopharmaceutical
Background / experience in AAV gene therapy preferred.
Demonstrated experience and expertise in CNS disorders and
experience with animal models of neurologic disease.
Knowledgeable and skilled in designing and conducting in-vivo
mouse studies and ex-vivo cell-based assays.
Hands-on manager and experienced leader of other scientists and
directing research projects with a proven track record of being a
results-oriented leader of cross-functional teams.
Possess strong presentation and communication skills.
Strong track record of peer-reviewed publications in the field
of Neuroscience, neurogenetic disease, and/or AAV gene therapy.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and
Flexibility to rapidly changing priorities and deadlines and
ability to lead others through change in a dynamic, fast paced
industry and work environment.
Experience in preparing high quality documents including
technical reports, presentations, SOPs, experimental protocols and
Candidates must be authorized to work in the USA.
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status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information
(including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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