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Team Leader, Genetics & Genomic Engineering (Caesarea)

Position in Caesarea, Israel

 

About the position:

Team Leader will initiate breeding program and lead the development of the transgenic insect lines with improved and/or novel characteristics for commercial purposes, using solid hands-on knowledge of CRISPR/Cas in insects and deep understanding of the state-of-the-art genetic research in Drosophila. The position combines bench work, project management and work with multinational team and in strong cooperation with leading academic centers, CROs and industry partners.

 

Requirements:

Scientific skills:

  • PhD degree in Embryology, Developmental Biology or Genetics
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Experience in Drosophila research is a must
  • Experience in CRISPR/Cas, genetics, breeding is a must
  • Experience in assay development, Drosophila cell line establishment and maintenance, NGS and BSF methodology is an advantage.

Management skills:

  • Project management (budget, timeline, monitoring and reporting)
  • Planning and negotiating collaborations with academia and contract research organizations
  • Scientific communications: preparation of reports, grant proposals and documentation
  • Independent, creative and passionate self-starter who can initiate, deliver and lead a team

 

Please apply to: y.matiuhin@entoprotech.com