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Senior Scientist
Translational Sciences
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Experience Level
  • PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degree in a relevant scientific field (e.g., cancer biology, immunology, molecular biology, bioinformatics) with 0-2 years of experience in drug discovery or drug development
  • Demonstrated record of research accomplishment as evidenced by publications or major contributions to drug development milestones
  • Experience with large, multimodal data sets and familiarity with techniques for exploring associations of biomarkers with clinical outcomes
  • Strategic thinker with proven leadership skills and/or prior project team leadership roles
  • Proficiency in distilling complex issues and clearly articulating viable paths forward
  • Has character and integrity. Committed to always doing what's right
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously. Can produce top-quality work with little oversight
  • "No job is too small" mentality. Humble and willing to help others
  • Able to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with colleagues
  • Gives direct, candid, and respectful feedback. Can receive feedback with curiosity and without getting defensive
  • Always looking to improve and challenge the status quo. Gritty and determined
  • Contribute relevant scientific expertise, strategy, and experimentally derived insights as a member of multidisciplinary project teams working to drive the preclinical to clinical translation of pipeline assets
  • Plan, design, and execute IND-enabling pharmacology, pharmacokinetic and toxicology studies by applying knowledge of disease-associated pathways, preclinical models, and drug development
  • Contribute to the preparation of IND applications and other regulatory documents, as appropriate
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to enable translation of preclinical hypotheses into clinical biomarker strategies and to guide patient stratification
  • Design and conduct studies to inform disease area strategy for target selection and validation
  • Establish and cultivate relationships with external CRO collaborators for basic and translational research
  • Analyze and interpret experimental data readouts and present results at internal meetings and scientific conferences
  • Maintain an awareness of new and emerging techniques, tools, and clinical findings relevant to the field