Scientist I — 986B65 : Molecular Immunology 0901 (19-00565) – MA – Cambridge

We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to work in the fields of Type 2 Immunity and Fibrosis.
The candidate will be skilled in in vitro and in vivo immunological techniques.   The candidate will work closely with other disciplines across client on a project focused on the understanding of mechanisms of action of a Development candidate molecule and its therapeutic responses using pre-clinical in vitro and in vivo models.  This position is a temporary position for the duration of 12 months.
Summary of Key Responsibilities:
·        Develop and utilize innovative preclinical animal models that enable the interrogation of mechanism of action of immune responses.
·       Follow SOPs of operational excellence according to client’s values and ethics. 
Essential Qualifications:

  • PhD in Immunology with 3+ years of experience; or MS in Immunology with minimum of 8 years of experience in immunology and in vivo pharmacology.
  • Proficiency in Standard Molecular Biology techniques – DNA and RNA extraction, siRNA and/or shRNA into mammalian cells| Non-viral transfection/electroporation and viral delivery of cDNA, cDNA synthesis, RNAseq, basic informatics, qPCR, molecular cloning.
  • Experience in working with murine models of the lung and skin.
  • Maintain detailed records of experimental designs and results following client’s guidelines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills; track record of success working collaboratively across disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience of discovery biology related to fibrosis and remodeling is highly desirable
  • Experience with in vitro functional assays using human immune cells is highly desirable
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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