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Senior Research Investigator, Oncology Discovery

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.

Job Summary (Primary function)

The Senior Research Investigator, Pharmacology directs the in vitro pharmacology function for oncology drug discovery programs and identifies/validates 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.

Utilize internal/external data and literature to develop and test hypothesis for novel targets; Interpret and present research discovery at internal meetings for consideration as new drug discovery programs.

Supervise and direct the activities of research associates.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)

Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Cancer Biology/Genetics, Cellular Biology/Pharmacology or Biochemistry or related field.

Strong background in Cancer Biology/Genetics and comprehensive knowledge of oncogenic signaling pathways.

2-5 years of pharmaceutical or biotech experience.

Supervisory and research team leadership experience.

Excellent communication skills and a solid publication record.

Capability to work in a 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.

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Job Posting: 859555

Posted On: Oct 17, 2021

Updated On: Nov 16, 2021