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Scientist/Senior Scientist, Cancer Biology

Terremoto Biosciences
South San Francisco, California, US
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Scientist/Senior Scientist, Cancer Biology

Terremoto Biosciences is looking for a self-motivated and intellectually curious Scientist/Senior Scientist to help discover a new generation of small molecule cancer therapeutics. The ideal candidate is an expert lab-based in vitro biologist who thrives on rigorous experimentation and is a consummate team player. The successful candidate will be an integral member of a diverse drug discovery team, with ample opportunity to progress their career development in drug discovery.

Job Responsibilities:

· Independently design, develop and execute cancer biology experiments to drive preclinical target biology.

· Use modern tools to model disease, identify and validate drug targets, formulate responder population hypotheses, and identify resistance mechanisms.

· Proactively review literature to bring in newest scientific findings, ideas, and methods/technologies for discovery research.

· Interpret, summarize, and present research findings in internal scientific meetings as part of our collaborative learning culture.

· Actively participate in and partner with multidisciplinary drug discovery teams.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

· Ph.D. in Cell and/or Molecular Biology, or Genetics, or Biochemistry, or Biology discipline. Postdoctoral research or industry experiences in relevant areas are preferred but all eligible applicants will be considered.

· Exceptional hands-on in vitro biology skills with deep experience in mammalian cell culture and standard molecular techniques (western blotting, ELISAs, PCR).

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.

· Capability to work within a dynamic matrix environment, with strong contribution to project strategies and progression.

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