Caribou Biosciences is a leading clinical-stage CRISPR genome-editing biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing transformative therapies for patients with devastating diseases. Our next-generation genome-editing technology enables superior precision to develop cell therapies that are armored to potentially improve antitumor activity. We believe the future of cell therapy is off-the-shelf, and we are advancing our pipeline of off-the-shelf, or allogeneic, cell therapies from our CAR-T and CAR-NK platforms as readily available treatments for patients with hematologic malignancies and solid tumors.

Members of the Caribou herd open their minds to new ideas and welcome diverse perspectives. We proudly assert that teams do their best work when their members are personally engaged, their ideas are taken seriously, and contributions are recognized. Members of the herd work from our headquarters in Berkeley, California, or remotely.

Our fun and collaborative Clinical Development team is seeking an innovative and highly motivated Senior Clinical Research Scientist with a background in cell therapy to support our clinical development strategy and plans.  Reporting to the Senior Director of Clinical Research, you will be responsible for delivery on clinical study designs, high quality trial execution, and preparation of clinical protocols.  This position is remote.


  • Manage clinical studies including planning, execution, completion, and reporting
  • Review and analyze clinical data and assist in generating study reports, publications, and regulatory documents
  • Conduct data review, analysis, and interpretation of clinical trials data
  • Follow safety and data review plans to perform and document regular review of patient safety data and perform review of cumulative safety data
  • Draft clinical and safety sections of critical documents
  • Support and assist in the development of publications, abstracts, and presentations
  • Partner with translational science, data management and clinical operations as needed to ensure compliance with GCP and quality execution of plans that involve patient samples and analysis
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders


  • PhD/PharmD and 3+ years of experience in clinical development; MA/MS/MSN and 5+ years of experience; BA/BS/BSN and 6+ years of experience
  • Experience in oncology drug development
  • Proven scientific writing skills and good communication skills
  • Experience with GCP
  • Experieince with data listing review
  • Ability to perform data analysis


Additional Requirements:

  • Availability during normal business hours in the employees’ time zone (remote position)
  • Availability to travel to clinical study centers and to Caribou Biosciences meetings in California as needed
  • 10-20% travel

Caribou compensation and benefits include:

  • Comprehensive compensation package, which includes competitive salary, bonus, and equity for all employees
  • Salary Range: $140,000 – $170,000. This represents the present low and high end of the Company’s pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary based on various factors, including but not limited to location, skill, experience, and performance.
  • Generous paid vacation time, in addition to company-observed holidays and floating holidays
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan, which includes matching employer contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Tuition reimbursement program

 The benefits and stock purchase described above are subject to the terms and conditions of any governing plans, policies, practices, agreements, or other materials or documents as in effect from time to time, including but not limited to terms and conditions regarding eligibility.

 Caribou is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding), genetic information, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other basis protected by law. In addition, Caribou prohibits the harassment of any individual on any of the bases listed above or any other characteristics protected under federal, state, or local laws.

 Legal authorization to work in the United States is required. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.