Pfizer Scientist, Cytokine Biology 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 non-PhD Scientists for the Cytokine Biology CID group.
Execution of cell-based functional and biochemical assays to select candidate molecules for clinical development or support combination strategies focusing on cytokines as targets.
Planning and execution of in vivo murine studies and ex vivo functional assessments, such as, multi-color flow cytometry, gene expression analyses, and primary cell culture.
Analyze, organize, and present results in small and large group meetings.
Read relevant scientific literature to aid in experimental design.
Contribute to a dynamic, exciting culture that embraces teamwork and innovation.
B.S. degree with 5+ years' experience or M.S. degree with 6+ years' experience (M.S. preferred)
Experience in the fields of immunology, cell biology and/or genetics
Ability to plan and execute and in vitro and/or in vivo/ex vivo experiments with minimal supervision
Expertise in standard immunologic techniques
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
Technical expertise with immune cell-based functional assays (e.g. activation, differentiation, proliferation, and suppression assays by using monocyte/ macrophages, T-cells, or dendritic cells)
Immune phenotyping tumor associated immune cells from primary human tumor samples by flow cytometry
Experience with flow cytometry, qRT-PCR, MSD, Nano string and cytotoxic assays
Experience in CRISPR technology and lentiviral transduction
Experience with various murine tumor and/or infectious disease models
Experience with human PBMC and mammalian cell culture
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