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Scientist/Sr Scientist-Solid Tumor Stromal Biology

Company: Arcus Biosciences, Inc.
Location: Hayward
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Scientist/Senior Scientist - Stromal BiologySummaryScientists at Arcus work in a highly collaborative environment with colleagues across the organization. The biology team is seeking a highly motivated Stromal Biologist to work closely with colleagues across the organization to develop transformational therapies for cancer patients.ResponsibilitiesCandidates will be expected to work effectively on highly technical interdisciplinary teams and be driven to pursue creative solutions to challenging problems. The successful applicant will be expected to provide stromal biology expertise for several tumor targets and lead drug discovery projects specifically targeting the tumor microenvironment. Position and title would be commensurate with years of relevant experienceQualificationsPh.D. in Stromal Biology, ideally in the field of solid tumor stromal biology and tumor microenvironment. Position and title would be commensurate with years of relevant experience. Candidates with 2-3 years of experience in drug discovery in a high-quality industry environment are of high interest. Strong understanding of oncology concepts at the intersection of stromal, cancer, and immune-oncology is desired.Knowledge of cancer associated fibroblast and endothelial biology to elucidate stromal contributions to tumor progression and drug resistanceExperience in target identification and validation Expertise on developing and working with relevant in vitro and in vivo models to study drug candidates' effects in the tumor microenvironment is required Proficiency in 3D culture techniques, including organoids and tumor explants, to study key interactions between cancer, immune, and stromal cells Candidates with demonstrated ability to advance scientific projects or derive novel scientific insights are of high interestThe ideal candidate will have practical experience developing and using relevant in vitro and in vivo models, isolation and culture of primary cells (mouse and human), flow cytometry, and common molecular biology techniquesExcellent communication skills, both oral and written, are required along with a solutions-based approach, flexibility, and the ability to focus and deliver on time-sensitive objectives.Comfortable working in a matrix environment and handling several concurrent fast paced projectsApply here: arcusbio.com/careers/Arcus Biosciences is an equal opportunity employer-- -

Keywords: Arcus Biosciences, Inc., Hayward , Scientist/Sr Scientist-Solid Tumor Stromal Biology, Other , Hayward, California

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