Scientist I/II
NexImmune, Inc.
Gaithersburg, Maryland
www.neximmune.com

NexImmune is seeking a Scientist I or II to lead and conduct in vivo pharmacology studies within the Research and Development department. 
Major responsibilities include:
  • Conducting in vitro and in vivo immunologic and mechanistic studies using cell lines and rodent models of cancer. 
  • Designing, performing, interpreting, and communicating in vivo pharmacology studies including efficacy, pharmacokinetic, mechanism of action studies, and the discovery, development, and use of biomarkers to guide clinical research.
  • Applying expertise in molecular biology and T cell immunology to lead and influence projects within the development of NexImmune’s product portfolio.
  • Developing new approaches and SOP’s for product definition, quality and evaluation to continuously improve quality of new approaches to cancer immunotherapy.

Position Requirements/Qualifications: 
  • The qualified candidate will have a demonstrated record of conducting and leading in vitro and in vivo T cell immunology and cancer research to develop new immunotherapy approaches. This should include: Expertise to study and analyze tumor-specific T cells in vitro and in vivo on a cellular and molecular level. 
  • Experience with in vivo mouse models of cancer such as B16 melanoma, CT26 colon carcinoma, MC38 colon carcinoma, MB235 breast cancer, TRAMP model of prostate cancer, is highly desirable. 
  • A track record of innovation and the implementation of new research methods and approaches.
  • A strong publication record.
  • Ability to initiate and manage external collaborations and engage key opinion leaders.
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and collaboration skills to work in a team-oriented setting.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication abilities.

Qualified, interested candidates should send a resume to: admin@neximmune.com