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Investigator, Cancer Biology (Oncology)

Employer
GlaxoSmithKline
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 10, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Site Name: Cambridge 300 Technology Square
Posted Date: Mar 31 2022

Are you energized by a challenging role in the Oncology Synthetic Lethality Research Unit, where scientific demand is driving team growth? If so, this Investigator, Cancer Biology role would be a great opportunity to consider.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following :
  • Discover and develop novel oncology drugs with a clear genetic relationship to cancer. More specific activities include the prosecution of discovery programs from target validation through clinical candidate nomination.
  • Studies will also involve identification and development of pharmacodynamic markers and assays to be used in non-clinical and clinical studies.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:
  • PhD in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, or related life sciences field with strong scientific background in cell biology and oncology and a minimum of 3 years of post-graduate research experience in cancer biology
  • One or more years of experience developing and implementing new scientific strategies in the field of tumor biology
  • One or more years of experience in design, conduct, and analysis of cellular and molecular biology experiments independently

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Extensive cell biology experience and expertise is expected and experience in cell-based assay development is preferred
  • Deep knowledge in DNA damage response (DDR), DNA damage repair pathways, genome instability and replication stress is strongly valued
  • Expertise in imaging-based assays and analysis is strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of -omic methods (e.g., sequencing, transcriptomics, and/or proteomics) and databases (e.g., Sanger, CCLE, Oncomine and/or similar other databases) is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team/matrix environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong background in cancer biology reflected in peer reviewed publications
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a matrix environment.

Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the biggest changes we've made to our business in over 20 years. We're on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.​



With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.​



Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients - so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact - with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.

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