Senior Scientist, Translational Immunology

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Immunology, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Princeton, USA
Posting date: 23 Jul 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Scientist of Translational Immunology with an international biotechnology company located in Princeton, NJ. As the Translational Immunology Scientist, you will drive and contribute to the clinical development of new programs by supporting the development and execution of the translational research and biomarker strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive translational research projects and collaborations for clinical programs within the company.
  • Work independently and in collaboration with other translational research team members to develop, implement and deliver on research projects to support the translational research strategies for both compound specific programs and on broader clinical translational research projects.
  • Enrich translational/biomarker projects through interaction with the company's Translational Research Department, the New Products Group and the Antibody Research & Technology Group, as well as external collaborators.
  • Develop and support the TR/biomarker strategy and workplan for company projects, in collaboration with TR leads and other functional experts, to impact clinical development decision making.
  • Enrich oncology biomarker projects through interaction with the oncology translational research group and external leaders to ensure common scientific standards for biomarker programs, maximize efficiency and minimize redundancy by enabling data sharing between teams.
  • Help establish external scientific collaborations and manage the timelines, deliverables, contractual obligations and communicate results.
  • Communicate results back to the translational research team in meetings, publications and technical reports.
  • Implement and drive translational research projects within the laboratory. This includes organizing, assigning, and overseeing key preclinical and clinical experimental projects in support both compound specific programs and on broader clinical translational research scientific projects.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external functional experts that can contribute to the TR strategy. Support in managing scientific content and execution of research agreements with external collaborators.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A PhD or a Master's in oncology or related field, with at least five (5) or more years of translational research, applicable biomarker, and/or drug discovery or clinical trial experience.
  • A strong background in tumor biology and/or immune-oncology.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry research experience desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience working within a collaborative, matrixed team.
  • A strong publication record demonstrating relevant experience in early drug development, translational research, biomarkers or clinical trials is desirable.
  • A 'getting things done' mentality, pro-active, enthusiastic and goal orientated.
  • Must be capable of working in global project teams.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Max Robinson at (+1) 617-903-7746 or

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