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Scientist - Immunology

DropGenie

DropGenie

Operations
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2022

DropGenie is streamlining gene editing at the single donor resolution to enable the digitalization of biology

We build connected hardware powered by droplet microfluidics to automate cell line engineering in primary cells. We are accelerating the pace of discovery by seamlessly executing full-stack gene editing workflows at scale. DropGenie is a dynamic startup and successful candidates will flourish in a fast-paced environment.

What we're looking for

Currently, we are seeking an enthusiastic and detail orientated scientist with deep expertise in immunology to join our team. The successful candidate will leverage their expertise in genetic engineering of mammalian systems to implement and perfect gene editing pipelines for application on our microfluidics device. The scientist will also work closely with our engineering team to shape the development of the microfluidics device itself across various mammalian cell types and applications.

Responsibilities

  • Lead development of application related to immune cells on our system
  • Be hands on at the bench, and develop and train junior scientists
  • Maintain expertise on alternate methods, techniques and best practices used in the field gene editing and cell therapy

Qualifications

  • A recent PhD in Immunology or related field that included 5+ years of expertise in working with immune cells
  • Deep expertise in culturing and performing assays with a wide variety of established and primary mammalian cell lines
  • Expertise in performing high throughput screens
  • Excellent data analysis and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communicator

Nice to have

  • Previous experience working in a startup environment

Direct applicants only. No agencies please.

Due to the stage of our company, we will be unable to apply for a visa for this role and will only accept candidates who are eligible to work in the US without the need for working visa. For Canadian citizens only, we are able to help navigate the visa application process.

At DropGenie, we believe that everyone has the ability to make an impact. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, military or veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please mention it in your outreach email.