Job ID: #8231

Scientist, Cancer Drug Discovery

Watertown, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

 

Responsibilities of the Scientist, Cancer Drug Discovery:

  • Develop cell based assays, execute high-throughput screens, validate targets, and evaluate for therapeutic potential in varying disease models.
  • Apply cellular, molecular, and gene editing techniques for various forms of RNA.
  • Development of new screening and discovery programs.
  • Lead design of new experiments for novel targets.
  • Perform laboratory bench work and present scientific findings and project updates to line and/or senior management.
  • Communicate with CRO for outsourced work and analyze data/experimental design.

Requirements of the Scientist, Cancer Drug Discovery:

  • Ph.D. with 2+ year’s or MS/BS with 10+ year’s research experience; immunology or cancer biology is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in drug development.
  • Experience in mammalian cell culture, particular with cancer cell lines
  • Genome editing techniques such as si/shRNA and CRISPR are helpful
  • Molecular Biology such as qPCR, and Western blot analysis
  • Candidates with experience in RNA biology, small molecule screening, and/or translational research will be given preference.

 

Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.

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Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.