Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate, Cancer Immunology
Jounce Therapeutics is a start-up biotech company taking a broad approach to one of the most exciting fields in cancer therapy today - immunotherapy. Based in Cambridge, MA, we will be developing protein-based therapeutics aimed at achieving durable anti-tumor immune responses for multiple cancer indications. Leadership includes an experienced management team, in concert with world-class advisers in the field of cancer immunotherapy. As a company at the forefront of cancer immunotherapy, we are seeking highly motivated, hard-working, creative, and collaborative individuals.
The successful candidate will be an integral part of a team of scientists engaged in the discovery and testing of novel cancer immunotherapeutic candidates. Responsibilities include designing and conducting experiments aimed at immunomodulation of leukocyte responses in vitro, including primary cell-based assays and ex vivo analyses. Typical experiments may include isolation of immune cells from mice or human samples, immunophenotyping, and cellular functional assays. Assays systems may include flow cytometry, multiplex ELISA, proliferation assays, quantitative PCR, reporter gene assays. 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 Immunology 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 cancer immunotherapy. Experience with cellular immune assays is a must, ideally including work with primary cells and ex vivo analyses. Familiarity with basic cell purification techniques and immunological phenotyping procedures is required. Experience with in vivo mouse models is a plus. The ideal candidate will have extensive hands-on experience with one or more of the following: flow cytometry, isolation and manipulation of human blood and blood components, in vitro T cell functional assays. 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 a role, please submit your resume to
Careers@JounceTx.com 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.
Note to Employment Agencies: Please do not forward any agency resumes. The company will not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited
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