Senior Scientist, Translational Immunology

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Immunology, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 25 Sep 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Scientist of Translational Immunology for a leading biotechnology company located in Cambridge, MA. Successful candidate will work directly with the clinical samples generated during trials. The candidate will work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary research team to develop different immune monitoring assays and data.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with both internal research teams and external groups/ CROs to advance translational immunology capabilities.
  • Design and perform Immune Monitoring assays like ELISAs, ELISPOTS, Fluorescence activated cell sorting analysis, mass cytometry and T cell proliferation assays.
  • Purification and characterization of PBMCs and tumor infiltrating lymphocytes from peripheral blood and lymphocytes.
  • Evaluation of T cell receptor sequences in TILS and PBMCS
  • Develop SOPS and maintain a high standard of experimentation and record keeping
  • Improvement of current processes and implementation of new technologies.
  • Analysis and presentation of results to larger scientific groups.
  • Train and supervise research associates to accomplish program and company goals.
  • Work productively in a team environment and independently and deliver against timelines.

Skills and Requirements:

  • PhD, MD or MD/PhD in Immunology with 5+ years' working experience in academia or industry.
  • Expert in immunology and development of immune related assays.
  • Strong experience in FACS and prior experience in mass cytometry preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of T cell biology, and experience in cell culture work.
  • Prior experience working with immuno-oncology systems preferred.
  • Experience in a clinical lab highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in complex problem solving.
  • Excellent organizational, communication skills and a pro-active mentality.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience functioning within a multi-disciplinary team and ability to integrate cross-functional information, to optimize workflows.
  • Demonstrated experience working with contract research organizations and academic collaborators.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Max Robinson at (+1) 929-388-1651 or

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