R&D Scientist

Mid-Level | Full-time position | Petach Tikva, Israel

To apply: email CV to Hkaspi@brainstorm-cell.com. Please state position + applicant’s name in subject line.

BrainStorm’s R&D team consists of a fantastic group of scientists working together to bring new stem cell and exosome -based therapies to the clinic to improve patients’ wellbeing. If you are a passionate scientist looking to make a positive impact on patient health- this is an opportunity to join our team!

Job Description:

In this role, reporting to BrainStorm’s Preclinical Research Manager, the R&D scientist is expected to demonstrate diligence, flexibility and creative scientific and analytical breadth, to be capable of independent work and to have excellent time-management skills.

A can-do attitude and collaborative disposition is a must, and an ability to communicate in a clear and professional manner. 

Main tasks will include:

  • Research – plan, execute and analyze experiments and lab processes, both independently and with team members, according to the department’s research plan and milestones
  • Project management– manage outsourced projects and prepare reports
  • Scientific guidance– consult on ongoing projects, research literature and databases
  • Scientific writing– prepare presentations, publications and SOPs as needed


Must have:

  • Expert scientific background- PhD or Post-doc (nanoparticles/cell therapy/RNA therapeutics/peptides/drug delivery systems/neuroimmunology)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, an enthusiastic team player
  • Plenty of scientific curiosity, capable of independent work
  • A quick learner with a proactive approach
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to occasionally travel abroad
  • Extracellular vesicle engineering experience, targeted nanoparticle experience and cargo linking experience are specifically desirable


  • Experience in production of animal cell culture derived products (e.g. extracellular vesicles, viruses or antibodies)- a plus
  • Experience in GMP-compliant cell manufacturing in bioreactors, and bioprocessing (TFF)- a plus
  • Experience across multiple scientific fields and technologies- a plus
  • Previous experience in the biotech industry- a plus
  • Scouting experience- a plus
  • Experience with AI-based scientific tools and databases- a plus
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