Research Associates/Senior Research Associates, Genetic Perturbation

DRUG DISCOVERY

JOB DESCRIPTION

Celsius Therapeutics is seeking highly motivated scientists to work with us in leveraging the power of single cell genomics towards the pursuit of novel drugs for patients with cancer and autoimmune diseases. You will be key in utilizing cutting-edge functional genomics techniques to identify and validate novel therapeutic targets. We seek people who are curious about new science, comfortable being independent, confident in voicing their opinions, flexible to change as needs arise, and open to working with others on a diverse team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilization of CRISPR and RNAi-based methods to functionally validate novel targets using in vitro and in vivo systems, with a focus on immune biology.
  • Detailed in vitro and in vivo follow-through on target and disease biology to provide efficient decision-making on new drug discovery targets.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS or MS degree in biology, immunology, or a related area.
  • At least 3+ years of experience working in an academic or industry lab.
  • Experience in immunology, including in vitro culture of primary mouse immune cells and ex vivo analysis of tissues, is required.
  • Expertise in optimizing and executing CRISPR and/or RNAi screens to interrogate target biology is preferred.
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques preferred.
  • A proven ability to troubleshoot technical and scientific issues, both individually and as part of a team.
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