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Sr Research Scientist – Immuno-Oncology in Cambridge, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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Senior Research Scientist, Immuno-Oncology, 918080

Job Scope & Purpose:

Our Cambridge based client focused on Gene Therapy is seeking a seasoned immuno-oncology research scientist to expand their capabilities in platform development.  The successful candidate will work as part of the immuno-oncology and research teams, with academic collaborators as well as with the research leadership team to evolve and implement their research and translational strategy. This role will move quickly for the right person, apply now to learn more!

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Able to work independently, creatively and collaboratively to determine methods and procedures, design and execute experiments to characterize the mechanism of action and the effects of small molecule drug candidates on the in vitro and in vivo modulation of immune function and anti tumor immunity
  • Able to apply technical and functional breadth of knowledge as well as prior work experience and use a high level of scientific judgment to base decisions on key scientific questions, challenge assumptions, complete the work and meet aggressive goals and timelines
  • Independently analyze, interpret, and present the data and project updates at internal and external meetings
  • Effectively communicate and gather input from colleagues to ensure the quality of judgment and data interpretation
  • Able to coordinate cross-functional teamwork
  • Assume a leading intellectual and technical strategic role in the research strategy and in moving projects anywhere from early discovery to clinical development

Primary Job Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in immunology or closely related scientific discipline
  • 5+ years of post-doctoral research experience in immunology and/or immuno-oncology
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Track record of significant contributions to the immunology field and/or drug discovery projects and teams
  • Specific expertise in T cell, dendritic cell, and macrophage biology
  • Proficiency in in vitro phenotypical and functional immune cell-based assays and in vivo studies
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience and proficiency in executing major immunological techniques, i.e., multiparameter flow cytometry, ex vivo immune cell isolation, tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte profiling
  • Experience with molecular immunological assays and transcriptomics is highly preferred
  • Capable of working on multiple projects in parallel
  • Knowledge in the oncology and immuno-oncology therapeutic areas is highly desirable
  • Self-motivated individual with strong communication and interpersonal skill, as well as outstanding collaborative and teamwork skills

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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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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