Senior Associate Scientist


Boston, MA

What you'll be doing

The candidate will be able to work independently and creatively to design and execute key experiments to address several aspects of the basic and translational biology of targets, molecular pathways, and their connection to human disease. The primary focus of the candidate will be on targets and diseases of the adaptive and innate immune system. The applicant will be expected to support other projects in other therapeutic indications that may require studies and assay with human primary blood leukocytes. The candidate will perform in vitro validation studies utilizing biochemical, functional, cellular, genomic, and immune function studies with whole blood and isolated or differentiated human leukocyte populations of the innate and adaptive immune system. The qualified candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will collaborate very closely with other members of the CTI including academic partners and members of the bio therapeutic discovery group to ensure seamless and efficient advancement of projects to meet aggressive project deliverables, goals and timelines.

What your background should be

1 to 3 years of academic or industry experience. Background working with assays geared towards study of the adaptive and innate immune systems, preferably in humans. Expertise in the design and execution of cellular immune assays. Experience in study of extracellular receptors, signaling pathways, regulation of gene expression, cellular biology, and function. Knowledge in biochemical, molecular biology and cellular skills. Experience with the drug discovery process.

Required Schooling / Training

Bachelor degree required and master degree preferred.

Who is the client company

This is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation.
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