Research Scientist, In Vitro Pharmacology (Contrac

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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.

Research Scientist, In vitro Pharmacology (Contract)

Job Summary:

This is an one year temporary contract position where the candidate will be responsible for performing in vitro studies for cancer drug discovery programs. This includes the development of relevant preclinical model systems for the identification and validation of novel therapeutic targets. The successful candidate is able to work with minimal supervision in most molecular and cellular biology techniques and demonstrates an understanding of cancer biology. Experience with oncogenic signaling pathways and targeted therapies is an advantage. The candidate is expected to work with their supervisor to design and execute a research plan that will answer critical questions about compounds and targets under evaluation.

Essential Functions of the Job:

Design, execute, and interpret cell-based in vitro experiments to explore the therapeutic potential of small molecule inhibitors

Experienced in protein analysis techniques such as Western Blot, ELISA, MSD, HTRF

Familiar with small molecule drug screening in cell-based assays

Evaluate data, prepare reports and presentations for internal meetings

Work collaboratively across multiple functional groups within drug discovery to achieve shared goals as needed

Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor or Master in Cancer Biology, Pharmacology or related field

Strong background in oncogenic signaling pathways with hands on experience in cell and molecular biology including cell culture, cell growth assays, siRNA, CRISPR, western blot, ELISA and common high-throughput protein analysis techniques such as HTRF and MSD

Experience in the following techniques including flow cytometry, real-time PCR, immune cell isolation is a plus

Excellent communication and organizational skills

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.

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Job Posting: 820120

Posted On: Jul 06, 2021

Updated On: Aug 05, 2021