Research Associate/Scientist Immune Oncology

Job Description

The Research Associate/Scientist will report to the Associate Director, Human Immune-Oncology, in the Research and Drug Discovery group. The candidate will be responsible for supporting functional validation of immunomodulatory molecules discovered by Compugen as well as Compugen’s clinical assets. This will include in-vitro functional assays with primary cells and cell lines. The candidate will be responsible for planning and conducting experiments, recording and analyzing data, and writing research reports. The candidate is expected to perform independently hands-on experimental work but also to collaborate in a multi-functional team.

  • Plan and execute in-vitro functional assays: Perform immune functional assays in-vitro with human cells
  • Design and establish experimental systems for evaluating human immunomodulatory molecules on various immune cell subsets (myeloid, T cells, NK cells)
  • Record results in laboratory notebook, prepare written reports and oral presentations in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure timely progress of research projects according to the pipeline prioritization

Job Requirements

  • MSc in Life science, medical science or related field
  • Background in immunological research in academic or industrial – must
  • Proficiency in cell culture of cell lines and human primary immune cells – must
  • Experience with FACS analysis – must
  • Experience in immune cell functional assays in-vitro – must
  • Background in immune-oncology would be an advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English) are required
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and activities
  • Ability to work independently; proactively address issues and troubleshoot problems
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues and collaborators
  • Well organized, efficient and systematic

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