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Reference # : 18-36446 Title : Research Scientist
Location : Lawrenceville, NJ
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 07/09/2018 / 11/08/2018  
Description
Job Title: Research Scientist
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
Duration: 4 Months
Position Type: Contract Role
Client: A Big Pharmaceutical Company


Job Description:
  • The successful candidate will join the Integrated Oncology Discovery Research team at Client in Lawrenceville, NJ and aide in the advancement of early stage therapeutic in tumor immunobiology.
  • The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly matrixed environment to advance preclinical drug development programs from target identification/validation through IND enabling activities. The candidate will be expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in the oncology, immunology, immuno-oncology, protein engineering/antibody development and medicinal chemistry groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication, capable of presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams and key stakeholders.
Qualifications:
  • B.S. with clearly demonstrated skill set in oncology, immuno-oncology, or immunology is required.
  • Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally is required.
  • Expertise in isolation, characterization and functional assay development using primary immune cells of rodent and/or human origin is desired.
  • An expert knowledge in the design, validation and execution of in vitro and ex vivo flow cytometry- and/or mass cytometry-based phenotypic and functional characterization of immune cell populations is desired.
  • Tissue culture expertise is a must. Experience with ex vivo pharmacology, including common procedures including tissue processing is desired.
  • Experience with a wide range of in-vitro cellular and biochemical assays, including cell culture, isolation of leukocyte subpopulations and experience with T cell and NK cell functional assays, western blotting, immunoprecipitation, ELISAs (MSD), reporter assays, siRNA/shRNA knockdown, and the ability to incorporate state-of-the-art techniques to enhance productivity would be highly desired especially as these skills apply to pharmacology-derived samples.
  • Proficiency in utilizing scientific software such as Prism, GraphPad, Excel, etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required.
  • This position is located in Lawrenceville, NJ.
  • There will be less than 10% travel.
Interested candidates can share their most updated resume at wajid.khan@artech.com or they can reach out to me on #973-967-3412