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location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $37.22 - 43.79 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
- performing a variety of routine and specialized in vitro or in vivo experimental proce-dures for the purpose of research in the Immuno-Oncology field. The scientist will work in a highly matrixed and collaborative environment that relies on the close interactions with the entire I/O biology research team.
- The candidate will be responsible for performing and analyzing (in vitro immune-based assays) and interpreting well-controlled studies to advance Immuno-Oncology programs.
- Explore and introduce new technological tools and/or methodology to further expand the groups immune-related technical capabilities
- Under minimal supervision, performs a wide range of assigned research experiments with
- efficiency, accuracy and attention to detail (e.g. selects methods, troubleshoots routine and some non-routine procedures)
- Exercises technical judgment in execution of specialized procedures and interpretation of complex results
- Initiates routine and non-routine problem investigation and recommends solutions
- Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise (Breadth and depth of knowledge, application and complexity of technical knowledge)
- Demonstrates technical knowledge of a scientific discipline
- Understands specific scientific mechanisms of why a procedure works
- Leadership (Vision, strategy and business alignment, people management, communication, influencing others, managing change)
- BS in a scientific discipline (or equivalent) with 2+ years experience, or MS in a scientific dis-cipline.
- Hands on experience on flow-cytometry is required
- High level of proficiency in complex tissue dissection and isolation of rare tissue resident immune cell population(s), desired.
- Execute in vitro and in vivo techniques/procedures typically required for laboratory/study such as, but not limited to, isolation of primary cells from various tissues and perform anti-body staining for FACs-based analysis, qPCR)
- Primary (human, rodent and non-human primate) immune cell culture experience and down-stream manipulation such as, but not limited to, immune cell-activation and -suppression as-says and CRISPR-mediated gene editing, required.
- Independent design and execution of assays to characterize mechanism of action of com-pounds and biologics
- Present research findings clearly and effectively at internal meetings
- Self-motivated, collaborative with excellent time management and organizational skills.
- Skilled in analysis, interpretation, and presentation of results.
skills: PCR, In Vitro, In Vivo, Flow Cytometry
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