Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate, Tumor Biology

Jounce Therapeutics, Inc.


February 26, 2014

The successful candidate will be an integral part of a team of scientists engaged in the evaluation of novel cancer immunotherapeutic candidates in vivo.  Responsibilities include designing and conducting syngeneic and/or genetic tumor models to assess activity, define PK-PD parameters, and elucidate immune mechanisms of action of novel candidates.  Key experiments will also involve ex vivo analyses including isolation of immune infiltrating cells, preparation and analysis of specimens for histology, mRNA and flow cytometry. The candidate will be responsible for data analysis, thorough documentation of the work, and clear communication of results in group settings.


The applicant must have a Master’s degree in Cancer biology or a related field with 2-5 years of relevant laboratory experience (or a Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience) in an academic or industrial setting. Special consideration will be given to those individuals with experience in immunology and/or cancer immunotherapy. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with one or more of the following: syngeneic and/or genetic mouse models of cancer, PK-PD modeling, ex vivo analysis of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes, adoptive transfer studies.  Some knowledge of toxicology is desired.  Experience with in vitro immunological assays is a plus.  In addition, the candidate must be detail-oriented, reliable and conscientious, with excellent organizational skills and oral and written communication skills. He or she must be capable of contributing independently and able to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, team-oriented environment with colleagues from diverse disciplines.

To be considered for this role, please submit your resume to with the job title in the subject line of your email.

We are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

All applicants should be legally entitled to work for any employer in the US.



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  • Company Jounce Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Contact Name Human Resources
  • Email
  • Position Location Cambridge, MA
  • Minimum Required Education Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum Preferred Education Master's Degree
  • Minimum Years Experience 5
  • Career Level Experienced Non-manager
  • Size of Company in MA 22
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