Job ID: #8932

Senior Scientist, Drug Discovery

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Senior Scientist, Drug Discovery:

  • Design and execute a series of experiments to validate and characterize target protein function
  • Develop and perform cell-based, functional assays using primary human cells to assess the efficacy of tools and development candidates in biologically relevant model systems
  • Contribute to cross-functional research teams by delivering impactful data; manage time efficiently to ensure project team timelines are met

Requirements of the Senior Scientist, Drug Discovery:

  • Ph.D. in cancer biology, cell/molecular biology, or related field; or MS with 5+ years of drug discovery experience within industry
  • Previous experience in designing, developing and characterizing Oncology-based functional and biochemical assays to advance and select clinical candidate molecules using tissues, cell lines or primary cells from whole blood is required.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, while employing tact, patience, diplomacy and a collaborative spirit

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