Senior Scientist at Mammoth Biosciences
San Francisco, CA, US
Mammoth Biosciences is an early-stage venture-backed biotechnology company located in South San Francisco, California.
 
Company Mission: Improving lives by creating tools for reading and writing the code of life.
 
Company Values
      Passion for team and mission
      Communication and transparency
      Speed and rigor
      Creativity
 
Description
Mammoth is seeking a Senior Scientist with expertise in CRISPR tool development. The ideal candidate will have direct experience studying newly discovered CRISPR systems and their applications. A strong background in protein and nucleic acid biochemistry and computational biology is a plus. Further, the ideal candidate will be comfortable leading and managing others, including prioritizing time, agendas, and projects to accomplish goals. 
 

Responsibilities

    • Initiate, direct, and perform experiments to understand the properties of newly discovered CRISPR systems
    • Develop and optimize new methods around CRISPR tool development including diagnostics
    • Manage direct reports and collaborate with others on the team
    • Stay current in the field by participating in educational opportunities and reading relevant publications.
    • Think creatively about diagnostic and CRISPR technologies

Requirements

    • Ph.D. in relevant field with 3+years relevant experience
    • Strong background in molecular biology, genetics, protein biochemistry, and nucleic acid chemistry
    • Demonstrated experience with CRISPR genome editing
    • Experience with screening and selections in bacteria and NGS analysis
    • Exceptional communication, presentation, and data analysis
    • Highly motivated and detail-oriented individual with the ability to thing creatively
    • Have exceptional interpersonal skills and previous experience managing direct reports

Benefits

    • Competitive salary
    • Full health/vision/dental benefits
    • Free breakfast/lunch/dinner/barista
    • Free gym
    • Public transportation commuter subsidy
    • 401(k) matching
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