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Oculogenex
Torrance, CA, United States
22 days ago
Oculogenex
Torrance, California, United States
22 days ago

Description

Oculogenex, a retinal gene therapy biopharmaceutical startup, is seeking an exceptional candidate to join our scientific development efforts in Torrance, California. Our company was listed as one of LA's best biotechnology companies and was awarded gold prize in the MassChallenge Accelerator along with the tech in space prize from the International Space Station.

If you are looking to elevate your career with the potential to grow to a senior level position in the company with a small passionate group and are excited about working on a patient-focused, cutting-edge technology being developed to treat a currently untreatable form of blindness, please apply!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Strong background in molecular biology with experience manufacturing AAVs
  • Development of analytical methods, such as qPCR, qRT-PCR, ddPCR, ELISA, cell-based potency assays, flow cytometry, RNAseq, and gel electrophoresis.
  • Participate in the technical transfer of test methods to collaborators and CDMOs and analyze manufacturing reports from CDMOs
  • Participate in the development of QC-friendly early-stage product release assays and new analytical methods.
  • Establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships within company
  • Contribute to regulatory filings.
  • Data and analysis report generation, scientific publications

In your cover letter, describe your previous experience with ophthalmology and/or retina research, rodent work, and, if applicable, your ability to work in the United States. Please also include when, ideally, you would like to start working in Los Angeles. Thank you very much for your interest in Oculogenex!

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Inclusive, diverse group of professionals that trouble shoot and problem solve together.
  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative -- award winning startup in the biotechnology space.
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible schedule

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Vaccination is required to work in the laboratory


Requirements

Pre-requisite Requirements

  • Must be able to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • Ethical, diligent, professional, and hard-working with the ability to work and adapt quickly in a fast-moving dynamic small company environment
  • Graduate degree (PhD) or equivalent in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Virology
  • Experience in retinal disease innovation
  • Ability to design experiments and troubleshoot technical hurdles independently
  • Good written and oral communication skills and scientific writing and presentation ability

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62986974
  • Location:
    Torrance, California, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Scientist
  • Company Name For Job: Oculogenex
  • Industry: Industry
  • Job Function: Basic Research
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Postdoctoral
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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