Director, Technology Applications

We are looking for a highly skilled and ambitious Director to push the boundaries of our Technology Applications. The right candidate will believe nothing is impossible, and that given the right opportunity, their hard work and adaptability will allow them to achieve the highest standards, delivering world-class science, commercial success and patient impact.

Why Mogrify?

At Mogrify, you’ll be joining a passionate and innovative team of world experts whose mission is to pioneer a new class of in vivo reprogramming therapies to treat degenerative disease, using our proprietary suite of platforms to direct cellular reprogramming (Rackham et al., Nature Genetics, 2016) and the maintenance of cell identity (Kamaraj et al., Cell Systems, 2020). Working in a highly dynamic and collaborative environment, you will help to develop revolutionary therapeutic modalities and address disease areas with unmet clinical need, making a difference to your colleagues, collaborators and to the patients we serve.

We believe that success is a journey undertaken by aligned individuals who respect and enjoy each other, an ethos that since its inception has enabled Mogrify to redefine what is possible for an early-stage biotech. To date, we have raised over $40 million USD funding, established a team with unparalleled track records and received recognition from industry peers for our innovation and potential to be transformative in the discovery and development of new medicines.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a highly skilled and ambitious Director to push the boundaries of our Technology Applications. The right candidate will believe nothing is impossible, and that given the right opportunity, their hard work and adaptability will allow them to achieve the highest standards, delivering world-class science, commercial success and patient impact.

At Mogrify, you will:

  • Head up an experienced team to enable rapid product development and precise payload delivery as well as laying the foundation for efficient and scalable manufacturing.
  • Includes areas such as AAV engineering, promoters and regulatory elements, delivery methodologies, disease models and manufacturing aspects, also by integrating our strong informatics and data science capabilities; technologies will originate in-house, as well as licensed technologies and sponsored research projects.
  • Initiate, and execute a variety of studies, including those conducted at CROs and identify new ways of working or improving current processes
  • Focus on translating early ideas and POC studies to robust methods in the disease/project context by applying these technologies effectively to current R&D projects.
  • Identify cutting-edge technologies to be brought into Mogrify to address current project priorities in collaboration with platform teams and business development.
  • Work in an exciting, highly collaborative environment with disease projects and platform technology team.

Candidate profile:

  • PhD graduate in Biochemistry, Cell Biology or Molecular Biology or related field, with over 10 years of follow-on experience (or equivalent experience). Experience in gene therapy and in vivo delivery is highly valued.
  • Well-grounded in science, with a strong interest in platforms/technologies and therapeutic applications.
  • Proven scientific leader with an interest in translating early technology ideas to robust methods for disease projects.
  • Strong ability to work across functions.
  • Experience managing teams in the lab conducting both molecular and cellular workflows.
  • Team player, self-motivated with positive thinking and a “can-do” attitude.

Why Join Mogrify?

Culture

You will be joining a pioneering and innovative team who collaborate with shared domain expertise, intellectual curiosity, and passion for developing novel cell reprogramming therapies.

Development

You will have the freedom and flexibility to flourish. We will work with you to create your own personal development plan and provide you with the training, support, and encouragement to continue to enhance your skills.

Rewards

We look for great, not good, recognizing your efforts with upper quartile remuneration.  Colleagues tell us how great our employee benefits package is, and we regularly seek feedback to ensure it remains impactful and meaningful.  Our benefits include:

  • Contributory pension (8%)
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Share options scheme
  • Income protection
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days’ annual leave (increasing to a maximum of 30 days)
  • Recognition scheme (including spot awards and peer recognition)
  • Fresh fruit, biscuits and other tasty treats are always available in our open plan kitchen and breakout space
  • Regular and varied, well attended social events organized by our MOSO committee

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