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Job Description
We are looking for a highly motivated, interactive PhD Scientist in Biomarker Development. The main scope of the work is to develop and execute diagnostic tests and assays that can predict therapeutic outcome or have utility in supporting clinical development. The Scientist will develop and execute protein, DNA or RNA based diagnostic tests utilizing state-of-the-art antibody-based, genetic, molecular and/or genomic technologies, such as flow cytometry, qRT-PCR and genotyping, performed on clinical cancer tissue. Other aspects will include establishing technology platforms that support high-quality data generation utilizing specimens from patients.


Responsibilities
  1. Develop, validate and implement protein or nucleic acid based diagnostic tests for cancer or infectious diseases

  2. Participate in team meetings, develop assay development strategies based on project needs

  3. Run assays to support for pre-clinical and clinical studies

  4. Generate reports summarizing study findings

  5. Present findings in the form of presentations, posters and/or peer-reviewed publications

  6. Identify innovative technologies to address clinical diagnostic needs


Requirements
  1. PhD or MD/PhD in immunology, cancer biology, molecular biology, genomics or related field with at least 2 years of post-doctoral experience, industry experience is desirable

  2. Extensive biochemistry and molecular biology experience

  3. Strong theoretical and practical understanding of cancer and biomarkers

  4. Strong theoretical and practical knowledge in antibody functions and methods, genomics and nucleic acid analysis

  5. Good working knowledge of flow cytometry, qRT-PCR and genotyping analysis

  6. Ability to perform assay and process optimization and validation

  7. Good written and oral communication skills


 
  Interested candidates are invited to send their cover letter and resume to
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