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ElevateBio Director, PSC Editing in Waltham, Massachusetts

Title: Director, PSC Editing

Location: Waltham, MA

Reports to: CSO, Regenerative Medicine

The Role:

ElevateBio is actively recruiting a Director, Pluripotent Stem Cell Editing. The Director will play a pivotal role in the development of ElevateBio?s stem cell therapy products. The position is focused on building and leading a team of scientists focused on the development of editing platforms for PSC-derived products.


  • Build a collaborative and cross-functional team to develop editing platforms using Elevate?s proprietary editing technology

  • Develop automated platforms for high throughput editing and analyses

  • Manage internal research and development programs, as well as external academic and industry collaborations

  • Contribute intellectually to the discovery and assessment of novel stem cell therapies

  • Develop budget and monitor expenditures

  • Communicate program progress and issues to senior management, to regulatory agencies as necessary, and at national and international conferences as appropriate


  • PhD with 10+ years of relevant experience in Stem Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or related field, preferably in an industrial setting

  • Strong knowledge of pluripotent stem cell biology

  • Demonstrated experience in gene editing using multiple technologies

  • Knowledge of US and EU cell therapy regulations is desirable

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills with an enthusiasm for participating in a fast-paced environment characterized by rigorous science and innovative thinking

  • Strong management experience, including managing PhD level scientists

  • Self-motivated and adept at regularly delivering towards deadlines, and strong skills in troubleshooting

  • Ability to adapt to frequent change and thrive in a dynamic and entrepreneurial early-stage environment

    Why join ElevateBio?

    ElevateBio is accelerating the future of biotechnology; developing the next-generation of cell, viral and regenerative medicine therapeutics for the treatment of severe diseases. We have launched a revolutionary new model that integrates innovators, infrastructure and capital to effectively develop cell, gene and related therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening disorders. With plans for a cutting-edge laboratory and manufacturing center already underway, we're building a world-class organization lead by expert talent with bench-to-bedside capabilities.

    At the heart of the ElevateBio platform is ElevateBio Base Camp, a state-of-the-art research, development and manufacturing center for innovation in the Greater Boston Area to be staffed with a world-class team of scientists.

    Our Vision: Next-generation product development for advanced therapies supported by global bench-to-bedside expertise shared across our portfolio of companies

    ElevateBio is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person?s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. ElevateBio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.