Research Associate/Senior Research Associate - Preclinical Development

South San Francisco, CA /
In Vivo /
Full Time
GenEdit is a rapidly-growing, early-stage company that is developing a proprietary and novel delivery platform with the potential to transform genetic medicine. Our interdisciplinary team works together across chemistry, payload, formulation, screening, and preclinical groups to develop the next generation of gene therapies. GenEdit fosters an exciting and dynamic environment where we value impactful data and creative solutions to accelerate our progression from a platform technology to a pipeline of therapeutic candidates. We are seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our team and are expanding across all functions within the organization. Join us in South San Francisco, CA, to be at the forefront of the future of gene therapy.

We are seeking a highly self-motivated and goal-oriented Research Associate/Senior Research Associate with hands-on experience in performing in vivo studies to join our team. This full-time position will report to the Group Lead – In Vivo and will be responsible for testing nanoparticle encapsulated gene therapeutic drugs in vivo and related in vitro analysis of tissues and cells. Additional duties and responsibilities may be required as needed. The successful candidate will be a highly collaborative, resourceful, and effective team-player who is enthusiastic about tackling challenging complex scientific and technical problems with novel approaches and solutions.

Desired Experience and Requirements

    • Hands-on experience with animal (rodent) handling, including but not limited to drug administration (IT, IV, IM, IP), anesthesia, and organ harvest.
    • Familiarity with rodent models of CNS, and/or genetic diseases a plus. Experience performing or assisting with behavioral readouts is a plus.
    • Highly motivated researcher with particular attention to detail and the ability to plan, design, and implement experiments.
    • Ability to execute standard operating procedures with accuracy and precision.
    • Work cooperatively with multidisciplinary matrixed teams, keep detailed and organized lab records, and present results at team meetings.
    • Experience with IHC for tissue histology and quantitative microscopy is a plus.
    • Familiarity with various common in vitro assays and techniques is a plus.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
At GenEdit we are always looking to hire the absolute best talent and recognize that diversity in our experiences and backgrounds is what makes us stronger. We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, and any other status. These differences are what enable us to work towards the future we envision for ourselves, and the world.