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SENIOR SCIENTIST, IMMUNOLOGY at Tango Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA, US

Job Summary

 

We are seeking an innovative, collaborative and enthusiastic immunologist to work on building our Immunology and Immuno-Oncology Programs. This individual will focus on bench science for projects centered on target identification, validation, and patient selection strategies.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

-Experimental strategy and design for the study of anti-tumor immune responses using in vitro systems and syngeneic murine models,

-Production, culture, maintenance, and genetic perturbation of human and murine tumor cell lines

-Use of transfection or transduction to generate novel cellular reagents

-Isolation, culture, and genetic perturbation of immune cell subsets (primarily T cells) from both mouse and human

-Assessment and analysis of immune cell phenotype and function by multicolor flow cytometry, ELISA, and gene expression analysis

-Assist with the training of lab personnel

-Analysis and presentation of results to larger scientific groups

-Work productively in a team environment and independently and deliver against timelines.

 

 

Required Skills & Qualifications

 

-Ph.D. in Immunology with 0-8 years of experience in industry

-Postdoctoral experience is preferred

-An understanding of adaptive immunity in the context of cancer

-Experience with flow cytometry and related data analysis

-Experience with functional immune assay development, including cytokine assays

-General molecular biology experience is strongly preferred

-General computational biology experience is strongly preferred

-Experience with lentivirus preparation and infection is strongly preferred

-Ability to organize, analyze and present data

-Excellent and record-keeping skills

-Strong written and oral communication skills

-Independent and self-motivated

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