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Cancer Biology Research Scientist (MA)

Confidential, MA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Seeking an experienced and motivated senior scientist to discover and develop new therapeutics for the treatment of human malignancies. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop new projects, as well as contribute to the progression of existing portfolio in molecular oncology and cancer dependency.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Works as part of a research team to discover and develop new therapeutic for cancer dependency
  • Follows directives of supervisor in an expeditious manner to aggressively complete prescribed timelines and goals. Able to complete tasks/experiments with no supervision
  • Independently designs and implements laboratory experiments. Makes complex analysis of data, and details experimental design/protocol for every laboratory experiment.
  • Summarizes & reports the data and generates presentation materials
  • Contributes expertise and knowledge to the evaluation of external opportunities in Molecular Oncology
  • Expected to present at lab and group meetings, global project team meetings, and to provide materials/slides for other scientists at project or unit presentations
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage direct reports in a professional manner
  • Demonstrates the ability to lead a project team of low-to-moderate complexity and to independently lead project team meetings and scientific discussions
  • Demonstrates innovation in research and planning
  • Expected to be able to make intellectual property and/or  publication submissions
 
Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in cancer biology, cancer dependency, cancer resistance or related discipline
  • Minimum of 7 years of industry or post-doctoral academic experience with a working knowledge of cancer biology
 
Preferred:
  • Prior experience in pharma or biotech (minimum 2-3 years) is preferred
  • Strong experience in targeting protein degradation is desirable
  • Good experience in cell biology, molecular biology and translation from basic research to patient
  • Experience in target identification and validation
  • Strong experience in gene knockout/in using crisper technology (including functional genomic crisper screens)
  • Ability to work with bioinformatics experts to establish hypothesis for cancer dependencies and mining of patient molecular profiling data to identify new targets
  • Solid track record of independent research accomplishments in cancer dependency, targeted protein degradation and oncogenic drivers, as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Must be highly collaborative and able to work effectively in a matrix environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate, collaborate and lead others
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