Senior Scientist (Cell Biology)

Job Description
We currently are building our research team with the addition of an exceptional cell biologist with responsibility for designing and carrying out cell biology experiments in reproductive biology. This person will also oversee the setting up and continued operation of our tissue culture and wet bench laboratories. Overall, OvaScience is seeking a creative and experienced scientist fluent in study design with the ability and desire to take on the challenges of our cutting edge IVF technologies.? This position REQUIRES a minimum of three years of industry research experience and will report to the Senior Director of Research.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

As the lead scientist for our research group, will plan research studies, design and execute laboratory experiments and work with the leadership team to ensure effective integration of the research with company goals

Responsible for data analysis and interpretation relevant to the project, writing reports and presenting data to senior management

Oversee laboratory operations, including the direction of other laboratory personnel

Education and Experience Required:

Ph.D. or equivalent in cell biology, biochemistry, endocrinology or a related field

Prior industry experience in biotechnology research (3-7 years)

Wide breadth of knowledge, including several of the following areas: cell biology, reproductive biology/endocrinology, cell signaling, genomics technologies, bioenergetics/mitochondrial function or stem cell biology

Exceptional laboratory skills and the ability to complete projects in a timely manner and with the quality required to meet company goals

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including being able to effectively present information to internal project teams and external audiences

Strong organizational skills and the flexibility to react rapidly to changing research needs

Ability and desire to work in a highly team-oriented environment

Experience directing other laboratory personnel



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