Scientist/Sr. Scientist, Project Manager/Sr. Project Manager for Gene Targeting

Scientist/Sr. Scientist, Project Manager/Sr. Project Manager for Gene Targeting

Location: Boston

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Summary:

Biocytogen Boston Corp. (BBC) is seeking a talented, enthusiastic, highly motivated scientist/project manager to join our Gene Targeting Technology Team to execute Biocytogen Gene Targeting external and internal projects and support Biocytogen Boston business development with both academic and industrial clients. The successful candidate will be a strategic key member of a fast-paced and expanding biotech company. The successful candidate will leverage a strong background in science with exceptional gene-editing and project management skills to help execute the Gene Targeting Technology Team function. The ideal candidate should be goal oriented, disciplined, and have the ability to independently lead and manage projects through gene-targeting model production completion, validation and application.

Position responsibilities:

  • Targeting strategy design and evaluation on gene-targeting projects for external partners including both academic and industrial clients. Work closely with cross functional team to develop project strategy and ensure that the strategy can be translated into an executable plan
  • Support BD/Sales team to engage with the potential clients for their project planning as project manager or study director; Contribute extensively to the lead to the contract conversion process 
  • Lead gene-targeting projects from detailed design through model production completion and validation
  • Manage and proactively plan project activities, work closely with detailed design and production team to ensure multiple project productions flows smoothly
  • Summarize and present the updated project status, issues, decisions, etc. clearly and concisely to the clients; Provide technical supports to the clients as needed
  • Work with shipping department and clients to ensure the project delivery goes smoothly
  • Provide post-sales technical support to the clients as needed
  • Work with BD team, engage and follow up with key accounts closely to maintain the long-term partnership
  • Design and manage internal model build projects, e.g. humanized mouse models, disease models, characterization and validation 
  • Prepare summary data for internal discussion and reports to team members, higher-level administrators, and senior leadership as appropriate
  • Interact with cross-functional teams (finance, marketing, operations) to ensure alignment, execution, and prioritization for projects within the portfolio

Position Qualifications:

  • PhD in biotechnology, biochemistry, pharmacology, immunology, cancer biology or related field in Biomedical Sciences with minimum 3+ years of academic or biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Extensive relevant research experience using rodent and cell models as evidenced in publications is required
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience with CRISPR/Cas9 based gene editing, traditional embryonic stem cell based gene editing is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Solid organization skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Experience in in vitro and in vivo pharmacology and efficacy studies is desirable
  • PMP certification is a plus


BIOCYTOGEN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities at BIOCYTOGEN BOSTON CORP are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status, military status, disability, mental illness, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy governs all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, selection, job assignment, promotions, transfers, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, access to benefits and training, and all other conditions and privileges of employment.

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