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Scientist, Cancer Immunotherapy

  • Billerica, USA
  • Personal services

Job description

A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

 

 

US employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date unless an accommodation is granted by The Company. The Company uses the definition of "fully vaccinated" assigned by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for purposes of considering satisfaction of this requirement which is a condition of employment.

 

 

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.
 

Your role:

At EMD Serono in Billerica, MA we are looking for an Immuno-Oncology Scientist to drive drug discovery and development projects in Immuno-Oncology by designing and conducting in vitro pharmacology studies.

 

The Scientist will be responsible for the hands-on execution of in vitro immune-pharmacology studies that utilize in vitro and ex vivo cell-based assays to study the anti-tumor activity of novel immuno-oncology agents. The Scientist will develop and implement cell-based assay systems to characterize small molecules or biologics that modulate the tumor immune environment and enhance the anti-tumor immune response; analyze critical data, perform meticulous data recording and presentation of data. In addition, the candidate will be expected to develop, evaluate, and implement well-controlled in vitro experiments to interrogate target biology, and generate proof of concept data supporting target Go/No Go decisions. Through applied expertise in tumor immunology, the incumbent will be charged with characterizing the immunological mechanisms associated with treatment and the identification of potential biomarkers.

 

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

·  Master’s degree in Immunology, Cell Biology, or other related Science discipline with 3+ years’ experience in Immunology and/or Immuno-Oncology (T or NK cell biology) OR
·  PhD in Immunology, Cell Biology, or other related Science discipline

 

Preferred Qualifications:  

·  PhD with prior experience in Immunology or Immuno-Oncology research, especially T or NK cell working experience
·  Hands on experience in isolation and culture of primary immune cells and tumor infiltrating lymphocytes and 3D culture of tumor tissues
·  Experience with designing and conducting in vitro and ex vivo assays including T/NK cell immunophenotyping, T/NK cell dependent cytotoxicity and cytokine release, Immuno-phenotyping and gene profiling experiments using a variety of techniques including but not limited to multicolor flow cytometry, Incucyte live cell assay, mRNA profiling, multiplex assay etc.
·  Knowledge of IHC and pre-clinical biomarkers Tissue culture: cell line and primary cell culture
·  Experience in Molecular Biology: qPCR, Western blotting, ELISA
·  Experience with Meta-analysis of data from public databases
·  Ability to conceptualize and initiate research projects, and oversee the design, execution, and data interpretation for in vitro and ex vivo studies
·  Ability to generate solid data package to support proof of concept, mechanism of action, preclinical biomarker analysis to support pharmacology development
·  Ability to ensure compliance with company established practices and procedures, including laboratory notebooks (ELN), program reviews, publications, and IND submissions
·  Willingness to lead from the bench by providing direct supervision and mentoring to junior scientists

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What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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Job Requisition ID:  235392

Location:  Billerica

Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)

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US employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date unless an accommodation is granted by the Company. The Company uses the definition of “fully vaccinated” assigned by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for purposes of considering satisfaction of this requirement which is a condition of employment.

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