Job Title: Scientist II
Category: Research and Development
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Germantown (or to be determined), Maryland, U.S.A.
G+FLAS Life Sciences, a Korea-based biopharmaceutical company whose mission is, with
father’s heart, to discover, develop, and timely deliver the innovative news drugs to patients.
G+FLAS is specialized in CRISPR/Cas genome editing technologies and is currently seeking
highly motivated scientists to join our team developing cancer treatments using company’s
proprietary technologies. As a startup company spun-off from Seoul National University in
2014 and headquartered in Seoul, Korea, G+FLAS will soon set-up an R&D facility in
Position Description and Responsibilities:
The position requires a variety of molecular biological and biochemical skills, including gene
cloning, viral vector design or construction, experience with utilizing CRISPR/Cas genome
editing enzymes, protein expression, and purification, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data
generation and analysis, efficacy tests with a xenografted mouse, cell death monitoring,
designing the viral vectors for expression of guide RNAs and CRISPR/Cas effector proteins,
handling of mammalian cells, record keeping through an electronic notebook, and good written
and verbal communication in small and group settings. The position role also requires 20%
administrative duties, including writing research proposals and scientific manuscripts, and
preparing regular reports associated with public as well as private funding agencies.
Candidates must have strong understanding of genome editing, analytical and communication
skills, a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, proven independence in experimental
design, execution, data analysis, attention to detail with organization and record keeping skills,
and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people internally and
externally. Candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in the fields of biochemistry or molecular
and cellular biology specialized in the lung cancer, leukemia, or stem cell therapy. Experience
in industry is preferred.
Compensation: a benefit package includes competitive annual salary, stock option, and health
insurances to name a few.
To be fully considered, please send a cover letter with curriculum vitae, and arrange to send
the two letters of reference to ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’ no later than November 30, 2018.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.