Job Title: Sr. Research Associate, Cancer Cell Biology

Job Number: 22221

Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Research Associate 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.


  • 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. or M.S. in cell biology, biochemistry, or related field with 3-5 years of industry experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • 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.
  • 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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