Lead Immunologist at Tango Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA, US
Position Summary:

We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled leader with a strong background in Immuno-oncology/ Immunology to join our team, drug discovery experiences will be a plus

Job Responsibilities:

Serve as a project team leader for early stage targets: define the project strategy and build cross functional teams to drive project progression
Devise and execute cancer immunology experiments to support projects from target identification and validation to clinical candidate selection and translational research
Establish novel mechanistic insights to identify novel I-O targets
Work with CROs and academic collaborators to develop and perform assays to assess the impact of small molecule modulators, shRNA, and/or CRISPR-mediated knockout on cancer and immune cell proliferation/differentiation as well as pathway-based biomarkers
Present clearly and succinctly in a variety of team settings
Provide mentorship to junior scientists
Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. in immunology, Immuno-oncology or related field with 8+ years of industry experience
Expertise and experience in immunology techniques are required
Ability to design, perform and interpret in vitro assays and in vivo studies to demonstrate the impact of modulation of pathways via genetic manipulation or small molecules on immune cell responses
Prior experience directing work with external academic or industry collaborators or with contract research organizations
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to work across functions and within external collaborations, and a demonstrated ability to organize and communicate complex data sets in a clear and concise manner to cross-functional audiences
Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience in people management
Translation medicine experience
Proven experience with small molecule drug discovery including characterization of small molecule drugs
Strong organizational and time-management skills including the ability to manage several projects simultaneously
Independent, creative, highly motivated team player