Associate Scientist, Oncology Research Job

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Date: May 8, 2014 Location: San Diego, California, United States Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture. BRIEF SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual with a strong background in Cancer Biology. The successful candidate will be responsible for target validation, cell-based assay development and support for drug discovery projects focused on Biologics. Specifically, the candidate will be expected to design, develop and execute experiments that include new target validation, identification of biomarkers, elucidate mechanism of action, and develop assays tailored to specific project requirements as well as develop common platform assays to address current and future needs. Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S. *LI-KM1 Qualifications Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline (molecular or cellular biology preferred) with at least 6 years pharmaceutical research experience or a Master’s degree with at least 4 years pharmaceutical research experience. 4-6 years of successful pharmaceutical research experience as demonstrated through project team contributions and leadership. In-depth knowledge in Cancer Biology and cell death signaling pathway is required. Expertise in development of Biologic therapeutics is desired. Expertise in the study of cellular metabolism is a plus. The successful candidate will be expected to: • Design, plan and execute scientific experiments with moderate supervision • Be experienced in molecular and cell biology techniques such as Realtime PCR, Immunoprecipitation, Immunoblotting, cell culture, transfection techniques (overexpression and silencing systems), Immunocyto- and Immunohisto- chemistry. • Be experienced in the development of cell-based assays • Analyze, interpret scientific data and suggest new directions, • Accurately maintain written reports, • Organize data and reports for presentations at project and department meetings, • Independently review current literature pertaining to relevant research programs and assay techniques. The candidate must be multitask, highly motivated, innovative and a strong team player. Excellent time management and organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills and the ability for creative thinking and problem solving are essential. Req ID: 14000730 Primary Location: United States-California-San Diego Job: Research and Development Organization: Signal Schedule: Regular Shift: Standard Employee Status: Individual Contributor Job Type: Full-time Job Level: Day Job Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Job Posting: 2014-03-11 00:00:00.0
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Clinical research and pharmacovigilance

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