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Research Scientist: Immunotherapy Discovery

Kelly Services
Beltsville, MD 20705
**Research Scientist: Immunotherapy Discovery**



Kelly is supporting our client in seeking an experienced, innovative and highly motivated scientist with expertise in cancer immunology and biological discovery research to join a growing team. In this position, you will focus on research to discover and characterize novel immune modulatory molecules for the immunotherapy of patients with cancer and other diseases. The scope of this research will include functional gene library screening utilizing our Functional, Integrated Discovery in Immuno-Oncology platform, mechanistic studies for target validation, generation and testing of therapeutics targeting identified immune modulatory pathways, and translational studies. In this position, you will work in a highly dynamic, proactive, multidisciplinary environment with the goal of rapidly moving novel biological immunotherapies to the clinic.



**Responsibilities**




+ Work with a team of scientist engaged in novel immune pathway discovery and validation

+ Work closely with both management and research team to achieve objectives

+ Planning, analysis and critical thinking regarding all aspects of our Discovery research

+ Maintenance of gene libraries, cell lines and other materials used for Discovery research

+ Develop screening methodologies for identification of molecules with novel immune function

+ Design, execute, analyze, interpret and present mechanistic and disease relevant studies

+ Utilize high tech equipment and automation for high throughput Discovery research

+ Perform in vitro and in vivo studies in a variety of disease and mechanistic models as necessary





**Requirements**




+ PhD in Immunology or related field with significant immunology background

+ Strong background in theoretical and bench immunology (5+ years)

+ Experience in immunology as it relates to cancer, autoimmunity, transplantation and inflammation

+ Broad training in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics & bioinformatics is preferred

+ Experience in molecular discovery projects and high throughput methodologies/instrumentation

+ Significant experience with both human and murine in vitro assays and in vivo experimental models

+ Expert knowledge and work with a variety of molecules, cell types, assay, models, and disease types

+ Ability to independently perform, interpret and present experiments

+ Demonstrated ability to work well in a team setting to achieve company objectives

+ Strong record of expertise and innovation that will support Discovery research

+ Proven track record of publishing, writing and presentation skills

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills








**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

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Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-26

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