Cell Biologist

Affinity Executive Search
Phoenix, Arizona, US
Apr 29, 2021
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Are you looking to join a well-funded growing firm and make an impact in the cancer field?

My biotech client is expanding and seeks a Scientist to lead projects and contribute in the lab. The ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:

* Support drug discovery and development efforts; design and conduct experiments and collect and analyze data

* Design and produce novel oligonucleotides; develop and perform biochemical and cell-based assays for target validation

* Present results of research for internal communications and external publications and patents

* Contribute to the R&D capabilities by implementing new technologies and platforms for drug discovery and development

* Use genomics-based tools for new target identification and validation

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

* PhD and ideally experience in cancer biology

* Experience with cellular and molecular biology techniques, including tissue culture, qPCR, DNA cloning, and cell-based assays

* Knowledge and experience in nucleic acid methods, chemistry, aptamer development and SELEX is desirable

* Previous experience in either image-based cellular assays, gene silencing or CRISPR techniques is a plus

* Demonstrated track record of high quality and timely data generation and exceptional communication skills

Title and compensation are commensurate with experience

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