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Group Leader Gene Editing - Crispr - Oxford

Oxfordshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Group Leader Gene Editing - Crispr - Oxford

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Group Leader in Gene Editing, and also a Senior Group Leader, to join an innovative and rapidly expanding biotechnology company based in Oxford. As an organisation they offer services and technologies that support the international biologics market. They have enjoyed a significant period of expansion and hold exciting long standing partnerships with industry leaders so it's an ideal time to join the team.

As the Senior Leaders in gene editing you will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the cell engineering and screening teams. Key responsibilities will include:

*Day to day management of cell engineering and screening teams / division
*Managing strategic direction of gene editing
*To support Scientist colleagues with experimental design and approach
*To generate customer proposals, working with the commercial team
*Liaise with customers, providing regular updates and troubleshooting
*Act as a subject matter expert for gene industry events
*Provide oversight to preferred technical approaches, technology development activities

*Educated to PhD level in a relevant scientific subject
*Strong industrial experience and experience of managing and developing teams
*High-level understanding of gene editing technologies (especially CRISPR), and approaches for the design and analysis of gene editing strategies

*Experience of carrying out CRISPR-based screening experiments
*Experience with automating and optimising biological processes
*Experience of setting up and implementing new technologies
*Familiarity or direct experience with genetic engineering of iPSC, ESC or primary cells

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic company and to really make a difference in the company's technical capabilities and technologies. In return they are offering an excellent salary and benefits package. For further information on this fantastic opportunity please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, at Paramount Recruitment, on lgripton@pararecruit.com.

Keywords- molecular biology, crispr, crispr/cas, high throughput, high-throughput, sequencing, gene, genetics, drug discovery, screens, screening, PCR, assay, assays, automation, molecular, scientist.

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: lg78679
  • Posted: 11th March 2019
  • Expires: 8th April 2019

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