WuXi AppTec

  • Gene Therapy Leader, Associate Director/Director

    Job Locations CN-Shanghai
    Job ID
    2018-4432
  • Responsibilities

    DESCRIPTION

    As the leader of gene therapy, he or she is responsible for leading team and building up related scientific capabilities. This person must have extensive experience with adeno associated virus (AAV) vectors and recombinant AAV-mediated gene therapy and/or genome-editing. He/she is able to lead the AAV-mediated gene therapy and genome editing projects, with good understanding of advancement in gene therapeutics.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Lead and expand team to build up AAV-mediated gene therapy research platform and capability.
    • Develop novel AAV capsids; design, optimize and validate rAAV vector Cassettes
    • Design and conduct efficacy, safety and toxicology study to evaluate the AAV-mediated gene therapy.
    • Follow cutting-edge technology and methodology in AAV-mediated gene delivery and genome editing
    • Contribute to business strategy by providing inputs scientific inputs.

    Qualifications

    REQUIREMENT

    • A Ph.D. in the Biomedical Sciences.
    • Strong in molecular biology, genetics
    • Minimum of 5-year experience working in development of gene or/and cell therapies using viral and/or non-viral vectors, previous experience with AAV is preferred
    • Experience in AAV-mediated gene therapy is a plus.
    • Good publication record in leading peer reviewed journals, in particular, journals in gene therapy field including Molecular Therapy series of Journals, Human Gene Therapy, Gene Therapy, etc.
    • Experience and ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams
    • Effective communication skill in both Chinese and English

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

     

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