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Scientist, Discovery Research

Company: Synthego
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and highly motivated scientist to join Synthego's research group. In this role, the scientist will focus on developing new platforms and ideas to accelerate CRISPR-based cell therapies in immunology. The ideal candidate has a strong technical background to draw from and a passion for creating novel interdisciplinary solutions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

What You'll Do

  • Design, plan, and execute experiments independently.
  • Develop relevant assays particularly related to immune cell activation.
  • Utilize automation technologies to enable large array-based screens.
  • Mentor and supervise research associates as needed.
  • Conduct and present detailed data analyses to internal and external partners.

About You

  • Ph.D. with 2+ years experience in one of the following disciplines: Immunology, CAR-T, or a related field
  • Experience using CRISPR or related gene-editing technologies in a variety of cell types.
  • Knowledge of cell culture techniques required for both adherent and suspension cell types.
  • Familiarity with automation and array-based screens a plus.
  • Willing to learn and develop new techniques and technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a proactive attitude.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills are essential.

Company Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous equity at a rapid growth company
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401k Plan
  • Free catered lunches and dinners with fully stocked kitchen & snacks
  • Onsite Gym
  • Daily Shuttle bus to & from San Francisco
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

About Us

Synthego is a genome engineering company that enables the acceleration of life science research and development in the pursuit of improved human health.

The company leverages machine learning, automation, and gene editing to build platforms for science at scale. With its foundations in engineering disciplines, the company's platforms vertically integrate proprietary hardware, software, bioinformatics, chemistries, and molecular biology to advance basic research, target validation, and clinical trials.

By providing both commercial and academic researchers and therapeutic developers with unprecedented access to cutting-edge genome engineering, Synthego is at the forefront of innovation, accelerating the development of truly engineered biology.

Keywords: Synthego, Redwood City , Scientist, Discovery Research, Other , Redwood City, California

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