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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.



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