Scientist - In Vivo Pharmacology

Posted 13 Jan 2019

Billerica, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 186793

Details

A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Your role:

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the hands-on execution of in vivo pharmacology studies that utilize mouse tumor models for cancer immunotherapy.
  • Focus on immune readouts (i.e. FACS-based immunophenotyping, T cell activation assays) that can be incorporated into an early clinical development setting.
  • Through applied expertise in tumor immunology, the incumbent will be charged with characterizing the immunological mechanisms associated with treatment and the identification of potential biomarkers.

 

Who you are:

At EMD Serono we are looking for an experienced in vivo immunopharmacology scientist to drive drug discovery and development projects in Immuno-Oncology by designing and conducting in vivo pharmacology studies in murine tumor models

 

  • PhD strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 plus years of experience or master’s degree minimum requirement.
  • Previous experience with multi-color flow cytometry is highly desired.
  • The candidate should be proficient in handling rodents (rats, and mice), able to prepare formulations, administer compounds via various routes (IV, PO, IP), and collect blood as well as various tissue samples for analysis, and in vivo fluorescence imaging.
  • Experience with cell culture and understanding of immunological readouts is a major plus.
  • The candidate should be proficient in data collection/documentation all study results in the form of lab notebook reports and, as needed, contribute to the authorship of regulatory submission documents.
  • Follow and promote safety instructions and regulations according to Quality Management Standards.


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
 

Curious? Apply and find more information at come2emd.com

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