Scientist, Cancer Cell Biology in Cambridge, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Cambridge, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Up to 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/16/2019

Job Description

Job #:  985883


Scientist, Cancer Cell Biology 985883
Job Scope & Purpose:
Our Cambridge based client is looking for an experienced PhD level Scientist with solid cancer cell biology experience to join their team. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team and contribute toward a therapeutic end goal. Please apply to learn more!
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute on strategies to evaluate drug activity and mechanism; design and execute experiments; accurately record, analyze, and present data to team and company leadership
  • Develop assays and identify technologies to address key questions and drive the drug discovery process
  • Collaborate across functional teams to efficiently identify drug candidates and move them to the clinic
  • Coordinate with external collaborators and CRO’s to support our research goals

Primary Job Requirements:
  • Ph.D. in cell biology, biochemistry, or related field with 2-5 years of industry experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proficient in experimental design, execution of experiments, data analysis and interpretation, and data presentation
  • Innovative, creative, inquisitive, motivated researcher with strong problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to advance new scientific understanding.
  • Strong expertise in cancer cell biology, drug discovery approaches and cell-based assays.
  • Strength in designing and performing experiments to measure target engagement, pathway modulation and therapeutic sensitivity in response to compounds.
  • Experience in developing assays to profile compounds using mechanistic and functional readouts.
  • Experience in gene reporter assays, protein-protein interactions, qPCR experiments, and biochemical experiments (alphaLISA or alpha screens)
  • Experience in Western blotting, real-time PCR, immunoprecipitation, ChIP, siRNA/shRNA a plus
  • Demonstrated success in working on a cross-disciplinary, drug discovery project team; integrating and evaluating the work of multiple drug discovery groups / functions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in a fast-paced team environment

About Stratacuity:
Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.
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Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.