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Scientist Biomarker Immuno-Oncology

  • Internship
  • Billerica, USA
  • HR / Training

Job description

Scientist Biomarker Immuno-Oncology

Your Role:

At EMD Serono the Scientist, Biomarker Immuno-Oncology will be responsible for the hands-on execution of laboratory studies with a focus on biomarker discovery and validation in the immuno-oncology area. He/she will provide and grow expertise in translational and reverse-translational research to support the development of novel cancer immunotherapies. Working collaboratively the Scientist, Biomarker Immuno-Oncology will develop and conduct  in vitro  cell-based assays and histological studies to further our understanding of immunotherapy mechanisms of action and evaluate potential patient stratification and pharmacodynamic biomarkers.

Responsibilities include:

·  Design, execute and interpret  in vitro  and cell-based assays to determine mechanisms of action
·  Conduct translational biomarker studies using samples from in vivo models and patients
·  Read and critically evaluate literature, lead or contribute to scientific publications


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

·  Bachelor’s degree in a Medical or Life Science discipline with 3+ years’ experience in Immuno-oncology or Master’s degree in Immunology, Biology or other related Scientific discipline


Preferred Qualifications:

·  PhD
·  Postdoctoral research experience in academic or pharmaceutical industry settings
·  Specific knowledge and hand-on experience in the following areas are highly desirable:
·  Histological assays: Immunohistochemistry, multiplex immunofluorescence
·  Tissue culture: cell line and primary cell culture
·  Cell-based assays: co-culture assays, reporter assays, cytokine analysis
·  Molecular Biology: qPCR, Western blotting, ELISA
·  Meta-analysis of data from public databases
·  Proficiency in data collection/documentation of all study results in the form of lab notebook reports and, as needed, contribution to the authorship of scientific publications and regulatory submission documents
·  Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse team setting, troubleshoot effectively and think proactively
·  A background in oncology, immunology or cancer immunology

Job Requisition ID: 210340

Location: Billerica

Career Level: C - Professional (1-3 years)

Working time model: full-time

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US Disclosure
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North America Disclosure
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