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
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. 


    • 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


    • 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


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