Pfizer Principal Scientist, Immunosuppression Immuno in La Jolla, California
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 multiple Principal Scientists for the CID Immunosuppression group.
Discovery and evaluation of novel mechanisms of tumor resistance to innate and adaptive immunity
Design and execution of cell-based functional and biochemical assays to select candidate molecules for clinical development.
Design and execution of drug mechanism of action studies using in vivo mouse models and ex vivo methods, such as cell sorting, multi-color flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence, and human and mouse primary cell culture.
Manage independent research program with no supervision
Analyze and communication of research results to team and company
Ph.D. with 4+ years of post-graduate experience
Demonstrated expertise in the field of immunology, cell biology and/or genetics.
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.
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.
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 Ph.D. level and non-Ph.D. level scientists.
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