Sr. Research Scientist, Applied Technology

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 Sr Research Scientist, Applied Technology is responsible for cell biology experiments and cellular screening assays to support drug discovery programs, novel target discovery, and high throughput screening.

Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities)


Maintaining primary and secondary cell lines for further work in assays and biology experiments.


Able to conduct assays semi independently and make sound judgements about selecting technical approaches but requires supervision for conceptualization and guidance on data analyses and presentation.


Optimization and implementation of new screening technologies or assays to support cell biology assays screening.

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


BS in Life Sciences or equivalent


5-8 years related cell biology experience


Understanding of technical concepts related to cell assay screening to support drug discovery teams.


Strong computer skills and can use internal/external data bases to mine information related to job tasks..


Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally at group and departmental meetings


Able to provide technical assistance to others within or external to group in area of cell assay screening.

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.        



Copy Link

Job Posting: 881011

Posted On: Dec 05, 2021

Updated On: Jan 04, 2022