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Senior Scientist, Oncology Bioscience

Waltham, MA 02451

Posted: 09/19/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 586263 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

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Target Pay Rate: 35-46.66/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 

Job Description:

At client Oncology R&D, we are not afraid to do things differently. Our vision is redefining cancer, redefining our solutions to cancer and restoring patients' lives. In this role, you will join a dynamic and collaborative in vivo biology team in our state-of-the-art Biohub facility in Waltham, MA. The primary responsibilities of this position are to support our preclinical in vivo pharmacology team by performing in vitro and ex vivo experiments in support of our drug discovery projects.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leverage hands-on technical skills to support our in vivo oncology team including the following:
  • Perform large scale cell culture of tumor cell lines for in vivo studies.
  • Profile xenograft tumor samples to explore mechanisms of drug response and resistance using both traditional and novel approaches.
  • Analyze biomarkers in blood and tumor samples using techniques such as western blot, ELISA- and/or MSD-based platforms, and PCR.
  • Hands-on expertise conducting (spectral) flow cytometry on rodent blood and tissues and/or patient samples a plus.
  • Proficient in working with various programs and databases.

Essential requirements:
  • BS with 4+ years hands-on in vitro pharmacology, cell biology or related experience, preferably in industry
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