Scientist for Compugen

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Scientist will report to the Associate Director in the Research and Drug Discovery group. The candidate will be responsible for supporting functional validation of immunomodulatory molecules discovered by Compugen as well as Compugen’s clinical assets. This will include in-vitro functional assays with primary cells and cell lines. The candidate will be responsible for planning and conducting experiments, recording and analyzing data, and writing research reports. The candidate is expected to perform independently hands-on experimental work but also to collaborate in a multi-functional team.

  • Plan and execute in-vitro functional assays: Perform immune functional assays in-vitro with human cells

  • Design and establish experimental systems for evaluating human immunomodulatory molecules on various immune cell subsets (myeloid, T cells, NK cells)

  • Record results in laboratory notebook, prepare written reports and oral presentations in a timely manner

  • Collaborate with team members to ensure timely progress of research projects according to the pipeline prioritization

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Ph.D. in Life Sciences, Immunology or related discipline or M.Sc with 4 years of immunological research experience – must

  • Strong scientific background in Immunology – must

  • Strong scientific background in Immuno-Oncology – advantage

  • Previous work experience in a biotech company or post graduate experience – advantage

  • Proficiency in cell culture of cell lines and of human primary immune cells – must

  • Broad experience in immune functional assays and in multi-parametric flow cytometry – must

  • Strong teamwork skills and a can-do attitude

  • A quick learner, efficient in multitasking, excellent attention to detail and record keeping

  • Highly motivated and results-driven individual with a passion for working in a fast-paced and evolving organization

  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English

 Please submit your resume to: jobs@cgen.com