Research Scientist

Research Scientist

Cybrexa is seeking a self-motivated, energetic and creative biologist with hands-on experience in oncology & immunology, to take part in the development of novel therapeutics in oncology and report to the biology manager.

 Essential Job Functions and Duties

 As a Research Scientist, this position will provide both in vivo and in vitro technical support for the development and characterization of small molecules. This will involve leading efficacy and PK/PD studies in mouse tumor models of cancer in addition to developing in vitro assays to evaluate biomarker and efficacy responses following therapeutic drug testing.  The Candidate should have extensive experience in performing pharmacology experiments to aid in the design of pre-clinical studies. Additional responsibilities will include the following work:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Apply scientific expertise and drug discovery experience to impact existing and future new drug candidate development
  • Maintain a ‘cutting edge’ awareness of technical developments and scientific knowledge.
  • Conduct studies to increase confidence in rationale for new approaches, and hence support new idea generation and clinical proof of concept studies.
  • Provide in vivo experimental support
  • Support collaborative, translational pharmacology and PK/PD initiatives.
  • Prepare written reports and present scientific data at appropriate scientific meetings (internal and external).

Education/Experience

The candidate should have at least a BS/MS degree with 5+ years of industry experience in biological sciences or biochemistry, with demonstrated scientific excellence. Previous experience in working drug discovery programs to develop compounds from the pre-clinical to the clinical setting would be preferred but not required.