Biologist

Immunetrics   •  

Pittsburgh, PA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

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Not Specified years

Posted 76 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide biological expertise that represents the foundation for the development of Immunetrics mathematical models.
  • Perform detailed scientific literature searches, to develop an understanding of cellular and molecular biology, immunology, physiology, and clinical trial-related concepts relevant to a wide range of Immunetrics projects. This research will vary in scope from fine molecular and experimental details to general concepts in healthy and disease-state physiology
  • Participate in a variety of Immunetrics projects, which involve both academic and pharmaceutical industry collaborations.
  • Critically analyze, collect, and utilize published data, while working in close collaboration with a team of mathematical modelers.
  • Communicate scientific information and model design rational to colleagues and clients who have expertise in a variety of disciplines.
  • Organize and analyze clinical trial data and databases from published and proprietary sources
  • Organize and prepare background information, data, and results for internal and external communications and presentations.
  • Maintain documentation of literature supporting model design decisions.
  • Work with the Platform Manager to provide project leadership for smaller initiatives, as assigned.
  • Work collaboratively with peers and management to define and assess work breakdowns, definitions of scope, and effort allocations for the Biologist’s role in proposals and contracts.

Qualifications:

  • PhD in a biology-related field is required
  • Applicants should have a strong background in molecular/cellular biology, and some understanding of human physiology is preferred. Background in immunology is strongly preferred.
  • This position requires exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills. Attention to detail is a must.
  • The candidate must be capable of working effectively both independently and in a team setting.
  • The ability to explain biological concepts to non-biologists is essential.
  • The candidate must be able to effective when working on multiple concurrent projects
  • It is critical that the candidate be able to look past the details and understand the inter-working of discrete biological elements within the overall system.
  • Pittsburgh area candidates with valid authorization to work in the U.S. are strongly preferred.