Sr. Scientist- TCR Discovery in Cambridge, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cambridge, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/23/2019

Job Description

Job #:  1020643
Senior Scientist, TCR Discovery 1020643
Job Scope & Purpose:
Our Cambridge based client focused on developing the next generation of personalized cancer immunotherapies, is seeking an exceptional Sr. Scientist to join their TCR Discovery team. In this role, you will be responsible for performing and analyzing experiments in the field of Immunology and working with engineering primary T-cells. Seeking a highly motivated, independent and flexible team player who will thrive in a high-paced, dynamic environment. Apply now to learn more!
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop novel approaches aimed at identifying and characterizing antigen-specific T cells
  • Design, execute and analyze immunology experiments including, but not limited to, flow cytometry, ELISA, live cell sorting, vector design, cloning, transcriptional analyses, transfection and transduction
  • Isolation of various cell types from human blood and tissues
  • Cell culture, including primary cultures
  • Design, develop and maintain cell lines
  • Authoring, developing, and executing research plans and reporting outcomes
  • Coordinate projects and experiments with other scientists and research associates
  • Contribute to inter-disciplinary research efforts in a cross-functional setting
  • Real-time updating of sample, reagent and data logs
  • Maintain experimental records in electronic lab notebook format
  • Perform general laboratory duties including reagent preparation and aliquoting, lab equipment maintenance, ordering and receiving of lab supplies
  • Present data in group meetings
  • Be a source of expertise for cutting edge T cell technologies and TCR sequencing by keeping up with current literature

Primary job Requirements:
  • Ph.D. or equivalent and 5+ years experience; may include postdoc experience or MS/MA and 10+ years of experience
  • Hands-on and cutting-edge expertise in immunological assays, such as cell-based assays for T cell signaling, cytotoxicity, cytokine secretion, proliferation and exhaustion
  • Knowledge of T cell biology and signaling as evidenced by a solid record of publications and presentations is a plus
  • State of the art knowledge and hands-on experience in molecular and cell biology, including experience with T cell transduction and expansion
  • Demonstrated independence in experimental design, data analysis, interpretation, and presentation.
  • Experience in leading multi-disciplinary, matrixed research teams and developing talented scientists
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in cross-functional collaborations, internal and external

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