Scientist/Sr. Scientist, Structural Biology & Protein Sciences in Cambridge, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cambridge, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/31/2018
  • Job ID:
    896980

Job Description


Job Scope & Purpose:

Our client is leading the way in next generation-oncolytic vaccine drug discovery and needs your Structural Biology and Antibody characterization expertise to grow their research in a variety of approaches. You will find a very lively culture and collaborative team in this growing Biotech, which is also backed by amazing funding.  To be successful in this role you will be a self-starter and come with a record of postdoctoral or industry relevant exposure to molecular cloning, antibody characterization, and structural analysis preferably with viruses or viral vector payloads.  You will bring a core knowledge of molecular and antibody characterization to this team and help establish their second generation oncolytic vaccine research strategies. If you have the expertise in structural biology and antibody characterization, this is the place for you. Contact the Stratacuity R&D team today to learn more.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop novel synthetic oncolytic viral vectors
  • Optimize transgenes to maximally recruit the immune system and viral receptors to specifically target tumor cells
  • Generate and manage method protocols, data, and reports. Present results to team, management and external conferences
  • Provide direct managerial supervision of researchers, including coordinating day to day duties and prioritizing experiments
  • Stay up to date on relevant scientific literature, applying external knowledge to internal drug discovery programs as appropriate

Primary Job Requirements:

  • Ph.D. degree in structural biology, protein/antibody engineering, molecular biology or a closely related field
  • At least 2+ years of post-degree research experience with 1+ years of industry experience
  • Experience in designing novel fusion proteins, antibodies, and antibody variants.
  • Experience developing strategies to guide the design of biotherapeutics with modified biological properties
  • Experience with hands-on molecular engineering, synthetic biology, transcriptional switches applied to viral vectors
  • Ability to work under changing demands and tight time-frames of an evolving biotech
  • Ability to adapt to frequent change and thrive in a dynamic and entrepreneurial early-stage environment

About Stratacuity:

Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.

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Stratacuity is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stratacuity will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact us at info@stratacuity.com or 877-787-2821.

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EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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