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Astellas is announcing a research associate i, vector biosciences opportunityThis position is based in northbrook, illinoisRemote work from certain states may be permitted in accordance with astellas` responsible flexibility guidelinesCandidates interested in remote work are encouraged to apply.
About astellas gene therapies
Astellas gene therapies is a leading aav-based genetic medicines company focused on developing and commercializing innovative products for serious rare neuromuscular diseasesWe are leveraging our aav gene therapy technology platform and proprietary manufacturing expertise to develop programs across three modalities: gene replacement, vectorized exon skipping, and vectorized rna knockdownOur product candidates are showing promising therapeutic
Profiles in clinical and preclinical studies across a range of neuromuscular diseasesAstellas gene therapies is a focused, experienced and passionate team driven to improve the lives of patients.
Astellas gene therapies leverages strong, global relationships with the patient, research, and medical communities, and we take pride in carefully selecting our colleaguesListed below is a current opening for a smart, driven, experienced, and just plain nice individual who wants to join us on our journey.
The research associate will support the vector biosciences team and assist with the development of novel aav gene therapy vectors using molecular biology techniquesThe research associate will be located in our south san francisco r&d laboratories.
Essential job responsibilities:
Execute cloning projects to create novel aav candidate vectors using a variety of techniques (i.e: gibson assembly, restriction digest, ligation, etc.).
Analyze clones by pcr, sanger sequencing and agarose gel electrophoresis.
Collect and evaluate data; prepare reports, summaries and presentations; maintain and update laboratory notebook and the laboratory information management system, as appropriate, according to company policy
Collaborate with scientists to design and execute scientific experiments using relevant molecular biology technologies.
Perform as part of a multi-disciplinary team and troubleshoot problems/identify solutions to technical challenges.
Additional duties as assigned
Bachelor`s degree in molecular biology, biology, life sciences or a related discipline with 2+ years of experience or a master`s degree with 1+ years of experience in molecular biology techniques.
Strong molecular biology skill set, set including but not limited to isolation and quantification of dna, pcr, qpcr, ddpcr, etc, genomic analysis, primer design and sequencing and various cloning techniques
Experience with dna sequence analysis software
Models our core values: be bold: find a way, care deeply, get stuff done - is experienced as someone who exemplifies the culture we want to create; operates with transparency; is trusted
Experience with aav and other viral constructs cloning is preferred.
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Generous paid time off options, including vacation and sick time, plus national holidays including year-end shut down
401(k) match and annual company contribution
Company paid life insurance
Annual corporate bonus and quarterly sales incentive for eligible positions
Long term incentive plan for eligible positions
Referral bonus program
Category research and development
Astellas is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employmentEoe including disability/protected veterans
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