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Translational Medicine - Senior Research Scientist (M/F)

May 25th 2020

iTeos Therapeutics is a next-generation immuno-oncology company developing innovative anti-cancer agents to fulfil the promise of immunotherapy by targeting the tumor microenvironment to improve the lives of people living with cancer. The Company is targeting two key pathways by which cancer cells suppress the immune system.

Mission Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively participate and lead the definition, development and implementation of biomarker strategies for diverse projects in close interaction with the members of the project team(s).
  • Manage the selection, development, qualification/validation of clinically applicable biomarker assays including pharmacodynamic, predictive, prognostic, and safety biomarkers internally and/or in external analytical laboratories.
  • Ensure the feasibility of such assays in a clinical setting and support their implementation in clinical trials. This includes the review of dedicated sections of clinical documents and other material needed, and requires a close interaction with the Clinical teams and external service providers.
  • Oversee pharmacodynamic and patient selection biomarker testing and complex data analysis across functional area. Mentor the experimental work of research assistant(s) and/or scientist(s).
  • Participate to experimental work to facilitate and assist with biomarker assay development and/or qualification.

Candidate profile

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD, MD/PhD in Cancer Biology, Immunology, Cell, or Molecular Biology with a minimum of 5 years of relevant post-doctoral research experience in analyzing human samples and/or monitoring analysis of biological markers during clinical trials. Must have expertise in oncology or immunology.
  • Experience with the discovery, characterization, clinical application of biomarkers using flow cytometry, proteomics, molecular biology or immunohistochemistry of human tissue specimens.
  • Direct experience in qualification/validation, development, and outsourcing of clinically applicable pharmacodynamic biomarker assays.
  • Experience in implementing bio-assays in clinical studies.
  • Strong motivation, attention to details.

LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS

  • Fluent in English (oral and written). French is a plus.
  • Solution-oriented.  
  • Strong project and interpersonal skills.
  • Strongly organized and rigorous, you have a good ability to adapt to changes in priorities and to work effectively on multiple immune oncology programs in a fast paced environment
  • Although autonomous, you have a high ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.

Offer

For more informations please contact jobs@iteostherapeutics.com

Contact Details

Send your CV together with an adapted cover letter to the following address : jobs@iteostherapeutics.com
Please mention the reference SS-TM in the mail object.