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Scientist, Immuno-Oncology

Department: Immuno Oncology
Location: Cambridge, MA

Why Seres Therapeutics

Seres Therapeutics, a dynamic biotechnology company in Cambridge MA pioneering innovative Ecobiotic(R) microbiome therapeutics, is seeking a talented immuno-oncologist to join the team.  Seres has a promising late stage program for treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection and is well-positioned to become the first company to commercialize a new therapeutic modality comprising ecologies of commensal bacteria.  Seres plans to enter the clinic with multiple new product candidates in a range of therapeutic areas including infectious disease, ulcerative colits and oncology in 2018 – 2019 and to build upon its field-leading portfolio of intellectual property and know-how.

If you have a pioneering spirit, join us as we ignite a revolution in the treatment of disease through the microbiome.

What’s Your Mission?

This role is a foundational opportunity to explore the immunological mechanisms underlying the function of the microbiome in cancer and to contribute to the advancement of a new therapeutic modality that impacts the current treatment paradigm.

You are a good fit if you are a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses substantial in vitro and in vivo experience in studying the biology of T cells and/or myeloid cells, preferably in the tumor environment.

What You’ll Do

  • You will perform human/mouse immunological assays and datasets including flow cytometry, ELISA, IHC, genomics and functional assays
  • You will be able to work independently and demonstrate the ability to contribute to projects outside of your own direct work
  • You will keep up-to-date in the literature related to your area of expertise and act as an expert resource in your scientific field and related disciplines
  • You will be expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in the microbiome sciences, informatics, microbiology and immunology groups

What You’ll Bring

  • A Ph.D degree in cellular and/or tumor immunology with 3+ years post-doctoral experience
  • A proven track record in the field of Immunology/tumor immunology, as evidenced by your publication record
  • Extensive experience with primary immune cells of rodent and/or human origin as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the basics of cellular immunology, as it applies to cancer; proficiency in multi-color flow cytometry is essential
  • Experience with in vivo syngeneic mouse tumor models.
  • Demonstrated creativity and novel approaches to solving scientific problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with
  • people, internally and externally. Excellent oral and written communication 

You May Also Bring

  • Experience managing external collaborations would be valued
  • Industry experience desired but not required
  • Familiarity with bioinformatics tools are a plus, as well as, the ability to integrate large datasets

Who We Are

Seres Therapeutics is a clinical stage biotherapeutic company focused on discovering and developing Ecobiotic™ therapeutic products, novel drugs to treat important diseases by targeting the underlying biology of the human microbiome.  Founded by Flagship VentureLabs, Seres is pioneering the first therapeutics that catalyze a shift to health by augmenting the biology of the microbiome.  Current candidates span infectious, metabolic, and inflammatory diseases. 

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