Research Associate II – Cancer Immunotherapy (s758)

  • Contract Duration: 12+ months
  • Research & Development
  • Cambridge, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search

1 Year Contract – Potential to extend

Cambridge, MA

Job Description:

· Responsible for establishing and performing in vivo testing to guide the selection and development of cancer immunotherapy agents using syngeneic, transgenic, PDX and humanized mouse models.

· In vivo experience in immune-oncology drug discovery preferred.

· Experience with ex vivo measurement of immune endpoints and with primary immune cells as a comprehensive knowledge of the basics of cellular immunology, as it applies to cancer is required.

· Proficiency in the analysis of immune cells and molecules as well as ex vivo analysis of immune cells and cytokines by FACS, ELISA, MSD, etc.
– Industrial work experience preferred.

· BA required and/or MS degree desired in Pharmacology, Immunology and/ or another relevant field

· Minimum of 5+ years of experience in vivo Pharmacology and/or Oncology

· Hands-on experience to establish, characterize and apply a variety of in vivo techniques for drug discovery dedicated to immune oncology

· Relevant experience handling in vivo tumor models i.e. syngeneic, transgenic, PDX and humanized models, experience with tumor measurements, animal dosing, tissue sample collection

· Able to excel in a matrix environment, be highly collaborative, innovative, self-motivated

· Excellent organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)

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