We seek a Senior Research Associate for our Immunology Assay group to be responsible for the development, qualification, and execution of ex vivo bioassays for the characterization of immuno-oncology focused protein therapeutics.


  • Develop, qualify and perform ex vivo assessments for immune cell responses using mouse, cynomolgus monkeys, and human tissues
  • Assist with In vivo models, IHC, FACS analyses, and in vitro bioassays
  • Identify and integrate technologies that improve or expand the ability to assess molecules by working with teammates, collaborators, vendors, and staying abreast of the literature
  • Enter all data into laboratory notebooks and databases on a daily basis and provide
  • weekly progress reports for management review
  • Regular participation and presentation of data and analyses at department meetings


  • BS or BA and 5+ years of relevant laboratory experience or MS with 3+ years or relevant laboratory experience, desirably in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company
  • Technical experience in the development, qualification and execution of ex vivo assays using mice, cynomolgus monkeys and human tissues, such as antibody effector function, MLR, and T cell proliferation assays
  • Experience with any of the following is desirable: in vivo oncology or immunology models, FACS, or immunohistochemistry
  • Goal oriented, organized, capable of prioritizing and working on multiple projects, and able to execute to timelines that meet company goals
  • Work well in a cross functional team environment, both independently as well as be willing to help others
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Driven by a desire to create the next generation of immunotherapy based cancer therapeutics and the vision to offer cancer patients efficacious and tolerable new therapies that extend and improve their lives

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work in an innovation driven, exciting biotechnology company doing ground-breaking work in the field of immuno-oncology
  • The opportunity to work within and have a significant impact on a highly motivated team of like-minded people
  • Competitive compensation package including a base salary, annual bonus potential, stock options, 401k, healthcare benefits and paid time-off
  • This is a full-time position in the Cambridge, MA area

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