Senior Scientist, Immuno-Oncology

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 11/07/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 14147

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Senior Scientist, Immuno-oncology to be part of our Client’ s team in San Francisco.   

Our Company Bio: Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, and was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success. 

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Senior Scientist, Immuno-oncology

Job Benefits:
  • Work for a company that developing therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of cancer!
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Drug development experience in immuno-oncology and translational medicine is a must
  • Leads and advances therapeutic program by defining strategy and guiding team members across functions/sites and from corporate partners
  • Devises and implements biomarker strategies and patient selection criteria for preclinical and clinical development programs
  • Designs, develops and executes cell-based assays for the identification and characterization of therapeutic antibodies
  • Advances capabilities of the Antibody R&D group through development of novel screening strategies or implementation of new technologies
  • Provides expertise on IHC and flow cytometry-based technologies to support Ab screening and functional analysis of immune cells
  • Maintains an up-to-date understanding of the oncology and tumor immunotherapy literature and methodology, as well as the literature related to the specific antibody discovery projects
  • Presents written and oral reports to the project team, Antibody R&D group, and management Communicates research efforts to collaborators, corporate partners, and/or at scientific meetings
  • Plays a visible role in decision-making process on cross-functional antibody discovery teams; providing core expertise and input on scientific direction
  • Supervise research associates and provide scientific and career mentorship
  • Develops and contributes to company’ s intellectual property domain by way of patents and/or publications
  • Collaborates with scientific colleagues in Israel

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 10-12 years  of experience is required, preferably in the field of immunology or oncology
  • Prior experience in drug development within immuno-oncology and translational medicine is a must
  • Prior experience with cell-based assays relevant to cancer drug development and immune functions is a must
  • Extensive experience in flow cytometry-based technologies is required
  • In vivo experience with in vivo models relating to tumor immunology is preferred
  • Prior project leadership experience in antibody drug development preferred
  • Track record of scientific accomplishment as evidenced by quality and quantity of publications and/or inventions.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage functional responsibilities on therapeutic project teams.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and knowledge in the relevant field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and activities while meeting ambitious deadlines.
  • Highly motivated, efficient, and ambitious; contributes to strategic planning.
  • Maintains excellent working relationships with colleagues and collaborators.
  • Experience with a global company is a plus.
  • Ability to travel (up to 5 %).
  • Ability to work productively with colleagues across the global company.

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