Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Bioprocessing, Pharmacology
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 30 Jun 2020
SC.SB.30243
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Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Scientist - Immunology with a pharmaceutical company located in Cambridge, MA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in partnership with cross-functional project teams to investigate the biology of novel targets and to evaluate the effects of newly developed drug lead candidates on immune cell function
  • Design and conduct human and rodent cell- and tissue-based immunoassays for target identification and validation
  • Perform hands-on experimentation using a wide range of molecular and cellular techniques suitable for drug target identification and validation
  • Generate, analyze, interpret, present experimental results at various meetings to partners/collaborators and collaboratively plan experimental paths forward
  • Generate study reports and maintain a detailed record of experiments in electronic lab notebooks in accordance with company policy
  • Share in responsibilities to support general lab functions

Skills and Requirements:

  • PhD in the fields of Cell biology, Immunology or related fields with a track record of publications.
  • Strong background in immunology or related fields
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a dynamic team in a multidisciplinary matrix environment
  • Team spirit and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Learning agility and drive to continuously improve and develop
  • Self-motivated and meticulous, with focus on critical and innovative thinking
  • Isolation and sterile tissue culture of mammalian cell lines and immune cell subsets
  • Cell-based assay development using primary rodent and human immune cells and immortalized cell lines
  • Multicolor FACS (flow cytometry set-up, acquisition, analysis and reporting)
  • Multiplex protein detection (ELISA, Luminex, MSD)
  • Gene expression analysis (NanoString, NGS, scRNA-Seq)
  • Molecular biology (transfection, transduction, stable cell line generation, Western Blot)
  • Previous drug discovery experience in a biopharmaceutical setting
  • Hands-on experience utilizing functional genomics approaches (CRISPR-Cas, si/hRNA) for phenotypic screening and target ID/validation in cell lines or primary immune cells

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Sarah Beshara at 267-477-3355.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.

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