Genome Engineering Director

San Diego, California


Director, Genome Engineering

If cutting edge biotech research is your priority – you’ve found your match. This first-of-its-kind manufacturing company is looking to hire a talented and hardworking Director to help create the next generation of biomanufacturing platforms. The ideal professional will have extensive experience with cell engineering and genome engineering, and a desire to lead and manage a team of highly technical individuals.


What you will do:

  • Craft the vision and lead the successful implementation of cutting-edge genome engineering technologies (CRISPR endonucleases, transposases, viral vectors)
  • Deploy new and powerful cell engineering and genome engineering approaches to improve the production of cell and gene therapies.
  • Define and prepare project & experimental plans with clear objectives, managed risks, and aligned timelines across the Platform R&D team and broader Resilience R&D organization

Who you are:

  • PhD with 10+ years of genome engineering platform development skills
  • Successful track record of developing innovative therapeutic platforms related cell or gene therapy, such as pre-clinical R&D, novel instrument design, or novel assay development
  • 5+ years managing a team of scientists and optimizing lab methods and workflows
  • 5+ years’ experience scaling up molecular biology assays to enable high-throughput, data-driven laboratory operations
  • Knowledge of viral vector design (AAV, Lentivirus, Gamma retrovirus) and regulatory submission requirements

Why work here:

  • Collaborative environment: this is a team-centric, culture-oriented company with a focus on
  • leveraging the unique skills of each worker.
  • Stock and equity options: this company wants you to feel a sense of ownership – join their
  • team and you’ll get a little chunk of the business!
  • High-growth environment: this company is rapidly expanding and is looking for people who can grow with them.


Please email your resume to if you’d like to work alongside some of the finest professionals in the Biotech industry!

Note: We actively support and promote people of various backgrounds, from race, religion, gender to geographical area, university, lifestyle, and personality type. Proven Recruiting is minority-owned, majority women, and is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion in the broader community. Apply today!


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