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Scientist, Cancer Cell Biology

Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
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May 25, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Scientist, Cancer Cell Biology

Cambridge, MA

Our client is pioneering the discovery, development, and commercialization of an exciting new drug modality. They recently selected a lead development candidate and plan to initiate clinical development early next year. They are seeking a highly motivated Scientist with significant experience in cell and molecular biology to join the biology team.


  • Independently design, develop and perform relevant assays and biological experiments to interrogate the function of our proprietary Helicon peptides
  • With guidance, develop and execute on strategies to elucidate the mechanism of action and identify preclinical biomarkers for our lead Helicons
  • Accurately record, analyze, and present data to team and company leadership
  • Coordinate with external collaborators and CRO's to support our research goals

What you'll need to be successful:

  • Ph.D. and 2+ years of industry experience in cancer biology, cell biology or related field
  • Hands-on experience with CRISPR and/or RNAi for target validation is required
  • Experience in drug discovery, hit-to-lead process and matrixed team work is required
  • Proficiency in a broad range of biochemical, molecular and cellular techniques including: Western blotting, qPCR, transfection, immunofluorescence and/or live imaging techniques and immunohistochemistry
  • Experience in managing relationships with collaborators or CROs is preferred
  • Innovative, creative, inquisitive, motivated researcher with strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work on-site and attend in-person meetings
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