Senior Scientist

Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Full Time

About the Role

Develop, improve, and validate innovative iPSC and stem cell technologies, to optimize our cell-based platform.
Solve complex problems to contribute to the crucial development of our science.
Independently evaluate and integrate new methods, techniques, and technologies to progress key aspects of projects.
Execute experiments and guide the other team members on various cell and molecular biology methods.

Requirements

  • Ph.D. Degree in stem cell biology – must

  • 1-3 years post-graduate experience (either post-doc or industry) – highly desired

  • Hands-on experience and expertise with iPSC culture and maintenance, preferably hiPSCs.

  • Expertise in the execution and development of in-vitro differentiation of iPSCs, preferably to neural cell types

  • Experience with RNAseq sample preparation and results analysis - highly desired

  • Molecular biology skills including mammalian cell DNA/RNA extraction - desired

  • Basic code-writing skills - desired

  • Proven ability to independently lead scientific projects: design, execute, troubleshoot and analyze experiments, interpret results, and communicate them to management and team

  • Precise documentation of procedures and results

  • Strong communication and data management skills

  • Attention to details

  • Fluency in English


Please send your CV and a paragraph on your relevant experience or apply via LinkedIn (Role: Senior Scientist) to hiring@genetikaplus.com

About the Company

Genetika+ is a well-funded, award winning biotech start-up based in Tel Aviv, working on cutting edge technologies, developing a new tool for the treatment of Major Depression. Our mission is to reduce the number of patients suffering, the time patients suffer and improve the quality of patient lives. We are recruiting a Senior Scientist to help drive our research program, offering a significant and rapid growth opportunity. This is an opportunity to become part of a great and growing team, which includes experienced scientists and executives from both the academia and industry.
The candidate should be a highly motivated and independent biologist who will report directly to the CTO, and work with and guide the rest of the team on development, improvement and optimization of cutting-edge stem cell technologies.