Associate Scientist III /Sr. Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology

Employer
Biogen
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 24, 2021
Closes
Aug 21, 2021
Ref
2337383985
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description

The Gene Therapy Accelerator Unit (GTxAU) at Biogen is seeking an enthusiastic, reliable, and dedicated scientist to contribute to the generation of gene therapy clinical candidates for neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases.

What You Will Do
  • Perform and develop molecular assays to characterize in vivo AAV vector performance
  • Plan and execute molecular analysis on animal tissues, including DNA/RNA isolation, RT, qPCR, and NGS library preparation
  • Participate in process optimization independently or under limited supervision
  • Develop in-depth knowledge in the gene therapy field. Be a critical thinker familiar with the recent advancement in the focused research area and contribute the team decision-making process.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, and timely electronic records to support internal documentation needs and regulatory submissions
  • Summarize results across multiple experiments in clear presentations to colleagues on the team

Who You Are

You enjoy working independently and with cross-functional teams. You are an organized and detail-oriented individual with extensive working knowledge of molecular analysis of animal tissues. You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and thrive in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment.