Research Scientist, Tumor Biology

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Overview Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value. The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules. Job Summary(Primary function) The Research Scientist, Pharmacology executes scientific experiments for oncology drug discovery programs.The role works in a highly interactive organization and is part of oncology drug discovery project teams with representatives from other departments in the organization.The position is responsible for in vitro pharmacological evaluation of compounds using model systems, and implements experiments to explore/validate novel targets. Essential Functions of the Job(Key responsibilities) *Design, execute and interpret in vitro pharmacology experiments to guide compound SAR development and explore therapeutic potential of drug targets *Apply chemical and genetic tools as well as state-of-art technologies to interrogate cancer biology and understand the mechanism of actions of novel target *Identify or develop appropriate in vitro model systems to answer key biological or pharmacological questions *Work collaboratively across multiple functional groups within drug discovery and clinical development to achieve drug discovery goals *Communicate key findings to leadership team at internal meetings to help decision making Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency) *Bachelor or master's degree in biology, Pharmacology, Cancer Biology, Genetics, Cellular Biology, or related field *Strong background in Cancer Biology/Genetics and comprehensive knowledge of oncogenic signaling pathways *5-10 years of pharmaceutical or biotech experience *Excellent communication skills and a solid publication record. *Capability to work in a fast-pace and team environment Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required. Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We Respect Your Privacy Learn more at: The Incyte hiring organization processes your personal data to manage your job application in order to enter into an employment relationship with you if you are the successful candidate. During the process, you may be asked to respond to questions that will screen out your application if you do not meet certain objective criteria required by the job. You can learn more about this process . You may have the right to access, delete, restrict, edit, move, or object to the use of your personal data. You may also have a right to report concerns to the authority responsible for data privacy in the country where the position is based or where you live or work. You can learn more about Incyte's data protection practices . By accessing this link you can learn about the types of personal data we collect, how we use it, whether collection and processing is optional, sources of the personal data we process, how it is shared, where it is stored or transferred to, how long we keep it, and contact information for Incyte, Incyte's data protection officer, and your supervisory authority (if applicable). Please contact if you have any questions or concerns or would like to exercise your rights. We appreciate, celebrate, and thrive on one another’s differences and strengths and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. By valuing diversity of backgrounds and perspectives and prohibiting all forms of harassment, we are able to promote a collaborative and innovative work environment in which everybody can contribute to their fullest potential.
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Job Posting: 1237774

Posted On: Feb 08, 2024

Updated On: Feb 29, 2024

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