Research Scientist/Sr. Research Scientist, Immunology

Location
Cambridge, MA
Posted
Jan 14, 2022
Hotbed
Genetown
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Cancer therapy targeting immune checkpoints has demonstrated transformative anti-tumor activity in clinical use, and additional immune regulatory pathways are emerging with the expectation that therapeutics targeting these pathways will rapidly enter clinical development.  WEREWOLF Therapeutics Inc. is a publicly traded biotech company, located in the heart of Cambridge MA, focusing on the development of novel biologic agents targeting the immune system for the treatment of cancer. We are currently seeking experienced scientists to join our team.

Position         

The successful candidate will be an experienced research associate who will contribute to the design and execution of our experimental programs. This individual will work closely with the rest of the Immunology team to develop and execute project plans and timelines, evaluate new targets, as well as being responsible for running a variety of in vitro and in vivo studies to support lead selection and preclinical development of our agents.

Requirements

  • BS or MS in Biology, as well as 2+ years of experience is required. Prior industry experience is a strong plus.
  • Expertise in immunology, cell biology, cell culture techniques, and assay development is required.
  • Expertise with basic in vivo tumor work in mice is required (IP injections, tumor measurement, tissue collection).
  • Expertise in the isolation of primary immune cells, as well as mechanism of action studies.
  • Expertise working with ex-vivo tumor tissue cultures is desirable.
  • Familiarity with cytokine determination techniques: FACS, ELISA, AlphaLISA, Luminex, qPCR.
  • Familiarity with emerging new science and/or technologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills for developing creative solutions and for maintaining timelines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team to execute experimental plans and deliver results. Strong data analysis skills are required.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are a must.