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Sr./Principal Scientist, Immunology in Boston, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2018
  • Job ID:
    896958

Job Description


Principal Scientist, Immunology (MOA), 896958

Job Scope & Purpose:

Our client is leading the way novel membrane protein and cell surface targeting across a broad portfolio and needs your Immunology expertise to guide research efforts. You will find a transparent and empowering culture and lead by amazing industry founders and academic founders who want you to flourish.  In this role, you will be a self-starter and come with a record leading projects focused macrophage or dendritic cell Immunology.   You will bring a core knowledge of Immunology and cellular assays and immunoassays to this team and help establish their platform biology in relation to Immunological disorders including, but not limited to Immunometabolism, IBD, and Immuno-oncology. If you have an expertise in applying Innate Immunology drug discovery with the passion for novel platform approaches to curing disease then this is the challenge you are seeking.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the development, validation, and/or implementation of in vitro and ex-vivo immunoassays to evaluate immune cell function
  • An Expertise with innate immune cell biology and functional assays, particularly macrophage and/or dendritic biology
  • You must be proficient with cellular assays including flow cytometry and FACS analysis, molecular CRISPR  screens, and cellular assays focused on Mechanism of Action
  • Provide hands-on collaboration on projects regarding Immunology MOA studies across project teams
  • Excellent scientific and personal communication skills and ability to work cross-functionally internally and with CRO partners.
  • Ability to present results to the team, management, and Board members regularly with full transparency
  • A natural passion to dive into the scientific literature and apply external knowledge to internal drug discovery programs when appropriate
  • Exposure to small molecule targeting of SLEs, Ion channel, GPCR, and/or membrane protein Immunology related targeting preferred

Primary Job Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Immunology or Innate Immunity with 7+ years of industry success with drug discovery in Innate Immunology
  • Strong In vitro immunology expertise with multi-color flow cytometry and FACS analysis
  • Ability to work independently to manage industry timelines and tight internal constraints to produce program results
  • Natural ability to adapt to frequent change and thrive in a dynamic, collaborative, and entrepreneurial early-stage environment
  • Creativity and outside of the box thinking is necessary to innovate this novel research

About Stratacuity:

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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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