Sanofi Group Senior Scientist, Gene Therapy Research, Rare and Neurologic Diseases Therapeutic Area in Framingham, Massachusetts
We are seeking a Senior Scientist to be part of a team focused on AAV capsid engineering. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the Gene Therapy Research group in identifying improved AAV capsids to enable gene therapy programs from early discovery research through development, in a variety of disease areas including neuromuscular, CNS, metabolic and renal.
Specifically, the remit of the candidate will be to :
·Assist in the development of a novel strategy for the directed evolution of AAV capsids
·Develop and maintain a culture of teamwork, and collaboration.
·Possess strong presentation and communication skills, and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment will be vital
·Ph.D. or equivalent, or Master’s Degree plus minimum 5 years of relevant research experience in an academic or biopharmaceutical setting
oBackground/experience in AAV capsid engineering preferred
·Expertise in next generation sequencing and bioinformatics (including machine learning) required
·Demonstrated experience and expertise with both in vitro and in vivo studies.
·Strong track record of peer-reviewed publications supporting their research programs
·Possess excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work in a team oriented environment
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