Translational Sciences, Senior Research Specialist I/II in Cambridge, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job #:  992643
Translational Sciences, Senior Research Specialist I/II 992643
Job Scope & Purpose:
Our Cambridge based client, focused in gene therapy, grounded in immune-oncology, is seeking an exceptional researcher to join their discovery team. They are expanding their translational capabilities to ensure the differentiated clinical development of clinical and pre-clinical assets and are looking for talented and experienced individuals who want to participate in developing novel cancer therapeutics. The ideal candidate will work with the translational lead of their clinical stage EZH2 Franchise to evaluate clinical sample analysis platforms, develop pharmacodynamic and patient selection biomarker assays, manage CROs for clinical sample logistics and testing, and play a critical role in CDx development. The candidate will also be the point person for their clinical team working closely with clinical operations and clinical scientists to support protocol development and sample collection kit building and to assist in authoring the translational biomarker sections of the lab manual and ICF. Apply now to learn more!
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Establish, implement, and improve clinical sample logistics
  • Evaluate and recommend clinical biomarker assay technologies and platforms
  • Develop pharmacodynamic and patient selection assays
  • Manage CROs for clinical sample logistics and testing, and delivery of biomarker data
  • Support clinical protocol development, patient sample collection kit building, and authoring of the lab manual and ICF
  • Collaborate with our fast-paced, innovative, and exciting translational and clinical teams that share a common goal of moving molecules forward in clinical development

Primary Job Requirements:
  • BS/BA with at least 5-years of industry experience, MS in biology or related fields is a plus
  • Expertise in clinical sample management and assay development
  • Proven ability to manage CRO relationships, CDx experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of cancer biology and oncogenic driver pathways, and their relevance to the clinical drug development is preferred
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and the ability to work independently are essential
  • Impeccable verbal and written communication skills
  • Eager, proactive and collaborative approach to each day

About Stratacuity:
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