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Senior Scientist, Immunology/Functional Genomics

United States   •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic Senior Scientist with a background in immunology to join an innovative Immuno-oncology company in Waltham. The successful candidate will play a critical role for the company with as they strive to bring novel therapies to patients faced with currently intractable cancers.

As an integral member of the company\'s growing research team, this individual will design and execute a wide variety of cell-based immunoassays using functional genomics for preclinical development of the company?s lead programs.

This Senior Scientist role will be on a full time, permanent basis located in Waltham, MA.

This vibrant team are looking for scientists who:
? want to see the direct impact of their work
? are proactive and thoughtful
? get things done
? work well in a close environment at a rapid pace
? bring ?can-do? problem solving to work every day

Responsibilities will include:
? Independently design, plan and execute in vitro and ex vivo cell-based immunoassays to demonstrate proof of concept and generate mechanistic understanding of therapeutic candidates
? Provide experimental validation that contributes to conceptualizing, assessing and building new target programs
? Prioritize and execute experimental plans according to project timelines and needs
? Thoroughly document experiments and communicate results across functional teams
? Manage junior scientists and/or associates
? Interact with other team members in a matrix environment, collaborators in industry and academia, and CROs as needed

? PhD in immunology, cell and/or cancer biology or a related field
? At least 3+ years of relevant post-doctoral laboratory experience, including industrial experience
? Extensive hands-on experience with standard immunological techniques including multi-parameter flow cytometry, cell sorting, immunoassays such as ELISA, Cytotoxicity, in vitro co-culture assays (MLR, PBMC cultures, etc), and reporter bioassay development
? Experience engineering cells via viral transduction and/or CRISPR editing required
? Innate immune cell in vitro activation assays such as for Myeloid and NK cells desired, not required
? Experience assessing activity of antibodies and biotherapeutics is desired
? Experience with in vivo models of oncology or immune-related diseases is desired

Entitlement to work in the USA is essential. Please quote 51609 in all communications. 

Full Senior Research Associate Job Description will be available upon request.

You MUST be eligible to work in United States. Learn more

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Hannah Oakley
  • Phone: 01438870022
  • Reference: 51609
  • Posted: 8th September 2021
  • Expires: 6th October 2021

CK Group

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