Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Scientist, Cancer Cell Biology

Job Number: 22222

Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated Scientist with significant industry experience in drug discovery and an entrepreneurial spirit to join the Biology team. Our goal is to identify and develop novel CPMP-based therapeutics for cancer and other diseases with unmet medical needs.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute on strategies to evaluate drug activity and mechanism; design and execute experiments; accurately record, analyze, and present data to team and company leadership
  • Develop assays and identify technologies to address key questions and drive the drug discovery process
  • Collaborate across functional teams to efficiently identify drug candidates and move them to the clinic
  • Coordinate with external collaborators and CRO’s to support our research goals

Required Skills

  • B.S., M.S., in a related field with 10+ years
  • Or Ph.D. in cell biology, biochemistry, or related field with 2-5 years of industry experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proficient in experimental design, execution of experiments, data analysis and interpretation, and data presentation
  • Innovative, creative, inquisitive, motivated researcher with strong problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to advance new scientific understanding.
  • Strong expertise in cancer cell biology, drug discovery approaches and cell-based assays.
  • Strength in designing and performing experiments to measure target engagement, pathway modulation and therapeutic sensitivity in response to compounds.
  • Experience in developing assays to profile compounds using mechanistic and functional readouts.
  • Experience in Western blotting, real-time PCR, immunoprecipitation, ChIP, siRNA/shRNA a plus
  • Demonstrated success in working on a cross-disciplinary, drug discovery project team; integrating and evaluating the work of multiple drug discovery groups / functions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in a fast-paced team environment.

 

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