Pfizer

Scientist, Immuno-Oncology (non-PhD)

Employer
Pfizer
Location
La Jolla, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
September 08 2021
Ref
4823080
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
What You Will Achieve

Pfizer Cancer Immunology Discovery (CID) is within the Oncology division of Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development in La Jolla, CA. CID is dedicated to developing new protein therapeutics to improve human life by redirecting the immune system against cancer. CID researchers apply the latest scientific knowledge and novel approaches to discover truly innovative Immuno-Oncology therapeutics. We are seeking to hire a Scientist at the BS/MS level to support the CID Immunosuppression group.

How You Will Achieve It
  • Evaluation of novel mechanisms of tumor resistance to innate and adaptive immunity
  • Execution of cell-based functional and biochemical assays to select candidate molecules for clinical development
  • Planning and execution of in vivo murine studies and ex vivo functional assessments, such as, multi-color flow cytometry, i mmunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence, and primary cell culture
  • Communication of experimental results to team


Qualifications

Must-Have
  • B.S. degree with 6+ years' experience or MS (preferred) with 4+ years of experience
  • Experience in the fields of immunology, cell biology and/or genetics
  • Ability to plan and execute and in vitro experiments with minimal supervision
  • Expertise in standard immunologic techniques including at least 6 color flow cytometry
  • Technical expertise with immune cell-based functional assays (e.g. activation, differentiation, proliferation, or suppression assays by using monocyte/macrophages, T-cells, or dendritic cells)
  • Experience with human PBMC and mammalian cell culture
  • Experience with qRT-PCR and ELISA, MSD, or AlphaLisa
  • Excellent organization and planning skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently or as part of a team, good verbal and written communication, and strong motivation with a dedicated work ethic.

Nice-to-Have
  • Immune phenotyping by flow cytometry of human and/or mouse TIL
  • Experience in drug development settings


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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer 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. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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