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Senior Scientist

Ancilia Biosciences

Ancilia Biosciences

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2023


Ancilia Biosciences is leveraging CRISPR’s natural function as the bacterial immune system against viruses to develop a new class of live biotherapeutics & bacterial products for a range of applications. Our work is interdisciplinary and lies at the intersection of the microbiome, the virome & CRISPR.

We are seeking highly motivated scientists to advance our platform technologies. Ancilia is an early stage venture-backed startup, and this is an opportunity to join a small, mission-driven team and have the role grow rapidly with the company.

Position: Senior Scientist

Location: New York, NY

Role Responsibilities:

· Advance development of microbial engineering platform using CRISPR

· Design & execute key experiments to advance initial product pipeline

· Innovate to devise novel approaches for technology advancement

· Analyze data and effectively communicate results to key stakeholders

· Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to advance the field

Role qualifications:

· PhD in Microbiology, Molecular Biology or related discipline is strongly preferred +1-2 years industry experience

· Experience with microbial engineering is required

· Demonstrated knowledge & experience with CRISPR-Cas systems is preferred

· Knowledge & experience working with phages is a significant plus

· Skilled in standard molecular biology and microbiology techniques, including cloning, PCR, and bacterial culturing

· Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team setting

· Ability to set priorities to achieve key milestones under defined timelines

· Ability & desire to learn quickly and grow in a fast-paced environment

· Strong communication & interpersonal skills to thrive in a collaborative environment

-This position is full time, on location in New York City.

-Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience in the range of $100k-$165k, plus full benefits and equity incentives.

To apply, please send a brief cover letter & resume to info@anciliabio.com