Research Scientist

  • location: Cambridge, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $46.96 per hour
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Research Scientist

job summary:
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location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $40.00 - 46.96 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Masters
 
responsibilities:
  • As a Research Scientist, Translational Bioassay and Immunogenicity working on Translational Research team in DMPK, the candidate will be supporting immuno-oncology discovery and development programs in translational research and immunogenicity areas, and participate in designing, execution and analysis of the experimental studies and communication with multi-functional teams.
  • Our team - Translation Research team in DMPK is seeking a lab-based scientist to support global oncology and immuno-oncology discovery and development programs in Company by designing and conducting translational and immunogenicity bioassays.
  • The candidate will be empowered to collaborate with internal and external resources to build an experiment - based platform for the quantitative pre-clinical to clinical translational research.
  • The successful candidate will work closely with project teams and other functional group colleagues for all the supporting studies.
  • This will provide the candidate an opportunity to overview program status and learn how wet lab work and computational modeling come closely together for the translational purpose of I/O programs.
  • The successful candidate will also be responsible to further expand, validate and utilize currently established immunogenicity risk assessment platform for global program support.
  • The candidate will communicate and work closely with other key functional teams within Company such as Oncology Biology, Protein Sciences, DSRE and QTS to help better screen and optimize low-risk and high-performance drug candidates for large-molecule programs.
  • Design, develop and implement experimental studies to support translational research and immunogenicity risk assessment for global oncology and immuno-oncology discovery and development programs.
  • Independently analyze, interpret, document and communicate study results to the department and project teams.
  • Collaborate with other relevant functional groups and external resources to improve the assays for translational research and immunogenicity prediction areas.
  • Keep up to date with emerging literature of newly discovered science and technologies in the field and contribute to establish new functional capabilities for the projects.
 
qualifications:
  • PhD degree with 0+ years or master's degree with 3+ years of relevant working experience in biology, immunology, biochemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences or equivalent area.
  • Knowledge and expertise in molecular and cellular biology, immunology, pharmacology or familiar with new discovery and findings in Immuno-oncology space.
  • Experimental expertise in basic immunology and biology assays, such as flow cytometry, ligand binding based assays, molecular and cellular biomarker and translational assays, and extensive primary cell and cell-line culture experience.
  • Good verbal and written communication and teamwork skills.
 
skills: Molecular Biology, Assay Development, Assay Method, Immunoassays, Flow Cytometry
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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