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Research Scientist

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Jason Rifkin
Organization Name: 
AAVP Biosystems, Inc.
Position Location: 
Summit, NJ
Email to Apply:
Contact Phone: 
(917) 733-1542
Company Profile: 

AAVP Biosystems, Inc. is an early stage biotechnology company developing ligand-directed targeted gene delivery vectors. The company leverages a hybrid construct combining the tissue-specific homing capabilities of engineered bacteriophage and the cell transduction machinery of adeno-associated virus.  The company has generated hybrid phage vectors that target, internalize, and transduce cancer cells or cancer associated vasculature to express a gene product, either for therapy or theranostics. 

Job Description:

Company is seeking a dynamic Molecular and Cell Biologist to join a team of dedicated professionals focused on the development of vectors for targeted gene delivery

The ideal candidate will be motivated, energetic, forward thinking and possess outstanding leadership development and/or technical skills, organizational awareness and a commitment to excellence

Employee will report to Chief Scientific Officer

Less than 5% travel will be required


PhD degree with Molecular and Cell Biology focus or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline

3-5 years of biotechnology experience in a R&D environment with emphasis on gene delivery vectors

Demonstrated cloning proficiency, scientific creativity, close collaboration with others and meticulous record keeping

Advanced computer proficiency including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail

Strong written and oral communications skills

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Competitive, with equity and benefits