Head, Immunotoxicology

Precision BioSciences, Inc Located in: Durham,  North Carolina
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  • Provide Immunotoxicology expertise at all stages of discovery and development for all cell and gene therapy programs
  • Design and monitors experiments conducted at CROs
  • Provide strategic and technical leadership to the organization on scientific matters
  • Develop in vitro and in vivo models of immune-related effects with the goal of translatability
  • Maintain an industry leading expertise in Immunotoxicology as it related to cell and gene therapeutics
  • Role requires a strong appreciation for research but a focus on product development and IND-enabling preclinical studies
  • Strong communication skills are critical as this role will be part of a larger cross-functional organization with multiple product development areas
  • Adapt quickly to technical and/or industry changes in a rapidly advancing field
  • Develop a budget and make decisions on administrative and operational matters for the team 



    • At least 10 years (or PhD and 5 years) of relevant experience in immunology, immunotoxicology, toxicology or related discipline
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a regulated healthcare environment with deep expertise in immunological techniques and assays
    • Demonstrated understanding of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) is required
    • Knowledge of Health Authority regulations and guidelines for the development of cell and gene therapies is preferred
    • Established expertise in Immunotoxicology is required
    • Experience with cell and gene therapies is preferred
    • The ability to work in a fast-paced, small company environment that demands rapid progress and creative problem solving
    • The ability to communicate data and results both internally and externally and to manage collaborations with academia and industry partners
    • The ability to manage multiple therapeutic programs in parallel and prioritize according to the needs of the company while delivering on key milestones
    • Advanced degree such as M.S. or DVM or Ph.D. (Ph.D. preferred) in biological sciences such as immunology, immunotoxicology, toxicology or related discipline


At Precision, leaders in genome editing utilize the ARCUSĀ® editing platform to eliminate cancers, cure genetic diseases, and create safer, more productive food sources.


Seniority Level:
C-level / Executive Officer
  R&D / Science,  Toxicology
Preferred Industry Background:
  CRO / Outsourced Services,  Biotechnology,  Research
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