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Ancilia Biosciences

New York, NY

Posted April 14

Job Description



Ancilia Biosciences is leveraging CRISPR’s natural function in bacteria to develop a new class of live biotherapeutics & bacterial products for a range of applications. Our work is interdisciplinary and lies at the intersection of the microbiome, the virome & CRISPR.


We are seeking highly motivated scientists to advance our platform technologies. Ancilia is an early stage venture-backed startup, and this is an opportunity to join a small, mission-driven team and have the role grow rapidly with the company.


Position: Scientist Location: New York, NY


Role Responsibilities:

  • Advance development of microbial engineering platform using CRISPR
  • Design & execute key experiments to advance initial product pipeline
  • Innovate to devise novel approaches for technology advancement
  • Analyze data and effectively communicate results to key stakeholders
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to advance the field


Role qualifications

  • PhD in Microbiology, Molecular Biology or related discipline is strongly preferred
  • Experience with microbial engineering is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge & experience with CRISPR-Cas systems is preferred
  • Knowledge & experience working with phages is a significant plus
  • Skilled in all standard molecular biology and microbiology techniques, including cloning, PCR, and bacterial culturing
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team setting
  • Ability to set priorities to achieve key milestones under defined timelines
  • Ability & desire to learn quickly and grow in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills to thrive in a collaborative environment


-This position is full time, on location in New York City.

-Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience, including full benefits and equity incentives.

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