Senior AAV Scientist, Neuroscience

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Boston, USA
Posting date: 01 Dec 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior AAV Scientist of Neuroscience with a global pharmaceutical company located in Boston, MA. As the Senior Scientist, you will work in the laboratory and be responsible for experimental development, execution and data analysis for preclinical research studies supporting cutting edge therapeutic programs and platform discovery research in neurodegenerative disease areas.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute in vitro cell and tissue-based assays for target discovery and research
  • Design and conduct in vivo disease model studies in house or at CROs.
  • Collaborate with internal and external collaborators
  • Performing data analyses and delivering data presentation to the scientific team
  • Ensuring maintenance of industry-quality records to provide documentation
  • Contribute to high impact research publications/patent applications and regulatory filings

Skills and Requirements:

  • PhD scientist with at least 3-5 years postdoctoral working experience In neuroscience or related disciplines
  • Outstanding problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to be highly productive in a fluid and fast-paced work environment
  • Hands-on experience in mammalian cell cultures (including neuronal cell, stem cell and iPSC culture and differentiation) and cell-based assays for drug research and development
  • Hands-on experience in molecular, biochemical and cell biological assays including tissue and cellular DNA/RNA isolation, qRT-PCR, ELISA, in situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry, and cell/tissue imaging by microscopy
  • Demonstrated experience in animal handling, drug delivery via different routes (IV, IT, stereotaxic brain injection, etc.), tissue collection and processing
  • Hands-on experience in rodent behavioral assays
  • Experience in AAV gene therapy will be a plus
  • Good communication skills, team work ethics and ability to multi-task
  • Strong commitment to accountability for completion of projects in accordance with team plans

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Max Robinson at (+1) 617-903-7746 or

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