Principal Scientist, Cancer Biology

Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Principal Scientist, Cancer Biology
Cambridge, MA

Our client is a pre-IPO oncology discovery company in Cambridge with well recognized founders and innovative opening clinical trials. We are seeking a Principal Scientist to join their biology team and report directly to the EVP, Biology. If you're interested, please contact to apply and interview soon.

The Role:

* Design, develop and perform relevant assays and biological experiments
* Develop and execute on strategies to elucidate MOA and identify preclinical biomarkers
* Record, analyze & present data to team and leadership
* Coordinate with CRO's to support research goals
* Manage 2 direct reports

What you'll need to be successful:

* Ph.D. and 8+ years of experience in cancer biology
* 8+ years of biotech/pharma industry experience
* Hands-on experience with CRISPR and/or RNAi for target validation
* Cell based assay development expertise
* Experience in drug discovery and hit-to-lead process
* Proficiency in biochemical, molecular, and cellular techniques including Western blotting, qPCR, transfection, immunofluorescence and/or live imaging techniques and immunohistochemistry, etc.
* Demonstrated experience working with CROs
* Experience training junior scientists is preferred / not required
* Skilled with in vivo models & sample analysis is preferred / not required
* Track record of high-level scientific publications

All resumes will be kept strictly confidential until you choose to pursue a specific opportunity with one of our clients.

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