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Our Research Scientists are our Inventors. We identify and target steps in disease mechanisms or pathways that could be inhibited or enhanced. Our goal is to isolate a compound that is effective against a disease target. Using innovative thinking, state-of-the-art facilities and robust scientific methodology we collaborate to discover the next medical breakthrough.
We are seeking a highly qualified scientist with a strong background in Oncology/Immune-Oncology to join our Discovery Oncology team in Boston. The successful candidate will have a track record of multi-parameter immunophenotyping and mechanism of action studies. Primary responsibilities will include designing and carrying out experiments in the lab to support our pipeline projects. An ability to communicate clearly and collaborate effectively with colleagues in the discovery group as well as scientists from different disciplines will be essential.Responsibilities
- Design, conduct, interpret and report immunophenotyping results and cell based MOA studies to support preclinical drug discovery and development in the fields of oncology and immune-oncology
- Ensure data generated is communicated in a concise, easy to understand manner to the appropriate teams and stakeholders
- Function and communicate effectively in a highly productive and multi-disciplinary environment
Experience | Knowledge | Skills
- 3+ plus experience with a B.S., or 0+ years with a M.S. in the area of immunology, cancer biology, or related area
- Isolation, phenotypical and functional characterization of primary immune cells from murine and human origin
- Flow cytometry including designing and optimizing multi-parameter flow cytometry
- Design of in vitro and ex vivo cell-based assays and analysis by various techniques (ELISA/MSD/Luminex/Elispot)
- Work independently to design experiments, interpret data, troubleshoot, and suggest next steps
- Constructive Team player with principled communications and ability to work collaboratively and thrive in a Team environment
- Effective and efficient organization and ability to contribute to multiple projects
- Aurora Cytek
- 12-14 multi-parameter flow cytometry panel design and optimization
- DIVA, FCS Express, and FlowJo
- Drug development programs
We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we "follow the science" that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe. Who we are ...
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.What we look for ...
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us-and start making your impact today.NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS
In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.
If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.
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