Job title: Senior Scientist, Personalized Medicine
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: San Francisco Bay, CA
Salary type: Annual
Salary: USD $145,000.00
Job published: 2019-05-24
Job ID: 32301
Contact name: Hannah Rogac
Contact email:

Job Description

Senior Scientist, Personalized Medicine


Harrison Frazer are currently recruiting on behalf of a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of immunotherapies for various diseases. 


This position will sit within the Translational and Predicitive Medicine department of the company. The main responsibility is to strengthen the quality & progress of clinical candidates, as well as design and implement translational medicine studies. 



  • Contribute to the understanding of MoA in order to integrate findings into clinical development strategy
  • Provide input to clinical protocols and author study reports & clinical trial documents
  • Design & implement biomarker strategy for clinical trials 
  • Implement translational activities via interaction with clinical research team, CROs and academic experts
  • Lead assay development & optimization for projects, assess PK/PD relationships and optimal dose selection
  • Plan and oversee large-scale testing and data analysis of clinical specimen
  • Support lab and bioinformatics scientists to mine genetic and proteomic data
  • Mentor and supervise Scientists & RAs


Candidate Profile: 

  • PhD in Immunology/Tumor Biology/Cell biology/Oncology/similar
  • 8+ years experience in translational medicine
  • Success in clinical biomarker research
  • Experience in isolation & characterization of primary human immune cells & tissues
  • Experience in -omics technologies, immunoassays, etc. 

Ideal Experience:

  • Experience in tissue microenvironments, human tumor immunology and/or immune response to vaccination
  • Developing companion diagnostics/fit-for-purpose diagnostic assays for early phase clinical studies
  • Analyzing large datasets (genomic & proteomic)

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