• Principal Scientist, Cytokine Biology I-O Jobs in United States Of America - 23758995

  • Pfizer Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 4 - 7 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:


Pfizer Cancer Immunology Discovery (CID) is within the Oncology division of Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development in La Jolla, CA CID is dedicated to developing new protein therapeutics to improve human life by redirecting the immune system against cancer CID researchers apply the latest scientific knowledge and novel approaches to discover truly innovative Immuno-Oncology therapeutics We are seeking to hire a couple of Principal Scientists for the Cytokine Biology group


Design and execute of mechanism of action, PD and other biomarker studies, as well as combination studies for CIDs preclinical-stage cytokine therapeutics using in vivo murine models and ex vivo methods, such as cell sorting, multi-color flow cytometry, gene expression analysis techniques, and primary cell culture
Discover and develop new therapeutic modalities for cancer immunotherapy focusing on cytokines as targets
Independently design and perform studies to evaluate the contribution of cytokines to anti-cancer immune responses as well as cancer development and progression
Supervise research associates and/or scientists
Collaborate with protein engineering, computational biology, and clinical development group to pursue the most promising drug candidates through clinical trials
Participate and/or lead collaborations with internal and external collaborators
Present at group meetings, global project team meetings, and site meetings


PhD with 4 years of experience (prefer 4 years of post-PhD experience)

Demonstrated expertise in the field of immunology, cell biology and/or genetics
Solid technical knowledge and hands-on experience with conventional immunological techniques Broad experience in assessing immune cell function Experience in immune cell isolation and characterization using multi-color flow cytometry
Working knowledge of various murine tumor and/or infectious disease models
Ability to independently design, plan and execute and interpret experiments
Ability to manage an independent research program with no supervision
Ability to organize and communicate complex data sets in a clear and concise manner to key stakeholders from diverse backgrounds
Ability to actively contribute scientifically to immunological drug discovery research programs, including identification and validation of novel targets
Ability to represent development teams and communicate goals/deliverables to senior management and/or governance committees
Prior experience working with or leading collaborations with external academic, biotechnology, and contract research organizations
Experience in mentoring and/or leading PhD level and non-PhD level scientists
Excellent organization and planning skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently or as part of a team, good verbal and written communication, and strong motivation with a dedicated work ethic


4 years of post-PhD experience

Other Job Details

Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Bio Tech/R&D/Scientist
Role : Bio-Technology Research
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 06th Apr 2020

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