Associate Director, Viral Vector Production

Associate Director, Viral Vector Production

San Francisco, CA

Our client is a stealth mode biotech developing novel high throughput genome engineering and screening technologies to address the current bottlenecks in cell and gene therapy manufacturing capacity.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage execution of HTP vector production workflows to produce high-quality AAV preparations that will be used for additional studies.
  • Develop scalable workflows incorporating SOPs, quality control and automation
  • Mentor a team of researchers
  • Provide technical direction and guidance to your team to ensure project success
  • Identify areas for technological development and lead integration of new technologies

Who You Are:

  • PhD in a biology, synthetic biology, biological engineering, or related field
  • Experience working in a similar role in a similar field
  • Minimum of 3 years post-PhD experience, industry experience preferred
  • Strong background in molecular biology and biochemistry
  • Expertise with methods required for AAV vector purification, including mammalian cell culture, transfection and AAV purification approaches
  • Expertise in established methods to measure quality and titer of purified AAV vector such as qPCR, ddPCR, next-generation sequencing, protein gel electrophoresis, etc.