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Scientist I, Oncology (#1)
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Samumed | San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Scientist I, Oncology (#1)

San Diego, CA

* We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Scientist with a proven track record of accomplishment in the field of Oncology/Immunology to join our Oncology team in the R&D division to contribute to preclinical research programs aimed at the development of treatments for cancer.
* This is a full-time position in the company's San Diego headquarters.

Specific Responsibilities

* Independently designing and executing experimental strategies, using cellular, molecular and immunological techniques to investigate target biology and therapeutic mechanism of action in in vitro and in vivo models of a variety of tumor types
* Presenting scientific data to colleagues and in the meeting and assisting in the preparation of internal and external presentations (oral, posters, and publications)
* Training and supervising research associates and intern students
* Analyzing and documenting experimental data in electronic notebooks in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with the company rules


* Ph.D. in Immunology, Cancer biology, or related discipline with demonstrable track record of excellence in hematological malignancy research or cancer biology
* 2+ years post-graduate experience in hematological malignancy research (i.e AML and NHL), tumor immunology or closely related field in industry
* Expertise in in vivo systemic hematological malignancy model in mice (i.e. iv injection, lymph node and bone marrow isolation and multi-color FACS analysis)
* Extensive hands on experience in cell biology techniques including cell culture, transfection/transduction, multi-parameter flow cytometric analyses, cytokine analysis, functional immunology assays and imaging. Hands on experience with human PBMC and primary cells (PDX cells) is a plus
* Expertise in in vivo tumor models (i.e., xenograft, PDX) with dosing techniques (i.e. po, iv, sc, and ip injection)
* Hands on experience in molecular cloning and molecular biology techniques including qPCR, WB and RNA seq library preparation
* Must have strong work ethic, able to multi-task, detail-oriented and enthusiastic for laboratory work
* Proven ability to collaborate in a team environment and work independently
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Must be a team-player, punctual and reliable, dependable and flexible in adapting to change in a multi-disciplinary, fast-paced work environment

Please submit your resume or additional inquiries to apply@samumed.com. Please include the complete title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email. Emails that do not include this information will be disregarded. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.