Senior Scientist/Scientist II, Cancer Cell Biology - Redwood City, CA | Biospace
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Senior Scientist/Scientist II, Cancer Cell Biology

Revolution Medicines

Location:
Redwood City, CA
Posted Date:
11/23/2016
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Doctorate/PhD
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

The Opportunity:
•   As a key player in our cell biology team, you will:
o   Perform cutting-edge cell biology research by integrating knowledge from oncology, immunology and human genetics and support development of novel therapies using innovative technologies and approaches
o   Independently conceive and execute experimental strategies to identify/validate novel oncology and immuno-oncology) targets and compound mechanism of action. Develop translational plans to support early development of potential drug candidates
o   As a member of a cross-functional project team, collaborate with chemists, biologists and pharmacologists to generate novel insights that fuel drug development
o   Apply strong scientific, technical and organizational leadership skills to the development of lead discovery strategies for multiple programs
o   Establish collaborations with leading academic research groups and CROs
o   Represent REVOLUTION Medicines with external organizations

Requirements

•   Ph.D. degree in cell biology, oncology, cellular immunology or a related discipline, with at least 3 years of post-doctoral or relevant industry experience
•   Strong track record of research productivity as evidenced by high-quality, impactful publications
•   Hands-on experience with a wide range of molecular and cellular techniques that would be suitable for target identification/characterization, including development of human cell- and tissue-based assays
•   Expertise in mTOR signaling pathway, CRISPR gene editing for target identification or validation, as well as general technical innovation, preferred
•   Rigorous, quantitative and detail-oriented experimentalist
•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•   Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize options, anticipate challenges, and execute on goals as a member of an interdisciplinary team is extremely important
•   Innovative, generous team-player with enthusiasm for our start-up environment

JOIN THE REVOLUTION!

We offer a dynamic, collaborative, and scientifically challenging environment plus an excellent benefits package. To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, please forward your resume with a cover letter to: talent@revolutionmedicines.com.

REVOLUTION Medicines is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status.