Research Associate Scientist

Recruiter
Black Diamond Therapeutics, Inc.
Location
New York, New York
Posted
Oct 31, 2019
Closes
Nov 21, 2019
Ref
7321605e896e
Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST - DISCOVERY BIOLOGY Location: N ew York, NY Black Diamond Therapeutics

is a next- wave cancer precision medicine company. Black Diamond pioneered the development of selective medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers driven by oncogenes activated by allosteric mutations. Using its mutation, allostery and pharmacology (MAP) computational and discovery platform, Black Diamond is uncovering new ways to functionally assess the mutational landscape of individual oncogenes - to discover and validate new targets and develop novel approaches to creating highly selective therapeutics. Black Diamond has an immediate opening for a

Research Associate Scientist - Discovery Biology

. The applicant should have significant laboratory experiences using standard molecular and cellular biology tech niques. The incumbent will validate allosteric oncogene targets and establish cell- based assay s to evaluate compound activities against allosteric oncogene targets.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

• Engineer mammalian cell lines to harbor allosteric oncogene targets
• Establish cell- based assays for compound evaluation using engineered cell lines or cancer patient- derived cell lines
• Evaluate compound activit ies against allosteric oncogene targets in engineered and patient- derived cell lines
• Analyze, interpret and present experimental results to project teams
• Collaborate and interact with c olleagues to complete assigned research projects
• Maintain clear and up- to- date experiment record and prepare study reports

Qualifications:

• BS or MS in biology, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, pharmacology or a related scientific field
• 2- 5+ years of experience in cancer research or drug discovery in a pharmaceutical and/or biotech environment ; applicants from academic researc h lab will also be considered
• Ability to work independently and in team environment

Black Diamond Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes and encourages all applications . Diversity and inclusion are important core values and will encourage our creativity and growth as a company. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest, how ever, only those selected will be invited for an interview.

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