Senior Scientist/Director, Cancer Biology - San Mateo, CA | Biospace
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Senior Scientist/Director, Cancer Biology

Terns Pharma

San Mateo, CA
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Position Type:
Full time
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Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biology, Cancer, Senior Scientist,

Job Description

This position is responsible for advancing and leading the biology effort to support ongoing Oncology discovery and development programs.

This individual will be responsible for the design and execution of preclinical studies. This role will also be responsible for growing company’s oncology portfolio through internal and external collaborations.


•Project team leader for oncology drug discovery project
•Coordinate SAR screening assays for multiple small-molecule discovery projects
•Lead and coordinate experiments with contract research organizations
•Perform critical data analysis and interpretation
•Present program to senior management
•Contribute effectively to patent and scientific report writing and present results at scientific conferences


PhD. in biomedical sciences or related disciplines. The ideal candidate should have 8 or more years of industry experience, with direct involvement in oncology drug discovery programs.

•Experience with kinases is strongly preferred
•Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
•Strong evidence of conceptual thinking, active follow through and vigorous scientific curiosity
•High-level of organization skills and the ability to manage multiple different discovery programs
•Ability to work in dynamic team-based and highly collaborative environment

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