Scientist, Vector Characterization
bluebird bio is developing potentially transformative, one-time gene therapies for severe genetic and orphan diseases. At the heart of bluebird bio’s product creation efforts is its broadly applicable gene therapy platform for the development of new treatments for diseases with few or no clinical options. bluebird bio has two clinical stage product candidates in development, one for childhood cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (CCALD) and one for beta-thalassemia major/sickle cell disease, and an early stage oncology program in partnership with Celgene Corporation.
Join bluebird bio’s enthusiastic and collaborative team by contributing to the overall success of our novel gene therapy approach. This is a hands on position, focusing on helping the lentiviral vector characterization gain further understanding with respect to product quality attributes. The Scientist will be responsible for assay development activities, design of experiments, outsourcing and managing external projects as well as collaborating internally with subject matter experts to gain extensive knowledge about our lentiviral vector products which will ultimately help control its quality and associated manufacturing processes.
About the position:
This is an exciting time to join the field of gene therapy in general, and to become a part of the bluebird bio team in particular. bluebird bio is a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and trades under the symbol BLUE. As a member of the 2012 FierceBiotech Fierce 15, we offer a fast-paced, dynamic, collaborative, colorful, and scientifically rigorous environment, with all the fun and passion that a start-up provides, plus an excellent benefits package that includes stock options, commuter/parking benefit, etc.
To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, please apply through our website. www.bluebirdbio.com
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bluebird bio will only accept job applications from candidates who are properly documented with authorization to work in the United States. Note to Employment Agencies: Please do not forward any agency resumes. bluebird bio is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited.
bluebird bio will only accept job applications from candidates who are properly documented with authorization to work in the United States.
Note to Employment Agencies: Please do not forward any agency resumes. bluebird bio is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited.