Scientist – Hematologic Oncology

TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION: Scientist, Hematologic Oncology / Exempt

REPORTING LOCATION: Rockville, MD

REPORTS TO: Director of Immuno-Oncology Research

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:  Aids in overseeing all scientific projects related to Hematology Research and Services of Champions Oncology.  Manages all animal and biomarker studies and troubleshoots as necessary.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Formulate and implement effective strategies without immediate direction when:
    • Managing scientific studies related to Hematology Research and Services of Champions Oncology.
    • Designing in vitro and in vivo studies, collating and presenting results.
    • Consulting on and/or managing of in vivo studies for collaborators and clients.
    • Conducting additional R&D as needed.
  • Provide regular updates to Director of Immuno-Oncology Research and other internal personnel.
  • Communicate with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies as necessary.
  • Assist with regulatory and sponsor audits of the facility and studies.
  • Design studies, interpret and report results for Hematology R&D within established timelines.
  • Serve as in-house expert in Hematology, especially acute myeloid leukemia and lymphoma.
  • Maintain research collaborations through active engagement.
  • Develop laboratory protocols and SOP.
  • Train internal staff or external collaborators on scientific processes.
  • Serve as study PI on IACUC protocols, maintain knowledge about animal health and in vivo study design.
  • Maintain knowledge and subject matter expertise as relates to Hematological Oncology scientific advances as well as competitive intelligence.
  • Present data, compose manuscripts & prepare posters/presentations at national/international meetings or symposia in support of business objectives.
  • Establish and maintain cross-functional team interactions to achieve R&D objectives.
  • Assist with other tasks/duties as needed in a small company environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • This position requires reasoning, scientific, mathematical, writing, and language skills at a post graduate level. Lucid conceptualization skills are also required.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the field of hematologic oncology.
  • Ability to analyze tumor measurements, tables of results, maintain the Company’s sophisticated database; construct graphs and generate both detailed and executive summary reports.
  • Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with laboratory management and other laboratory personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and communicate scientific data to internal and external colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and productively in a team-oriented environment while maintaining a strong sense of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Possess creative problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise sound and accurate judgment in making timely decisions.
  • Possess superior planning, organizational, computer, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to network and negotiate effectively.
  • Ability to be flexible and assist with other tasks/duties as needed in a small company environment.
  • Demonstrated accountability and responsibility for own work.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree in hematology, oncology or a related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of hematologic malignancies.
  • Demonstrated experience in in vivo hematologic tumor models.
  • Demonstrated experience working with preclinical models.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Must be able to sit and use hands to finger, handle and feel.
  • Must be able to lift and move packages weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time using a computer in a typical office environment in a multi-level facility.
  • Some activities require repetitive motion and reaching, pulling or pushing. 

This job description may be changed to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary.

WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Committed team environment
  • Daily interaction with the world’s leading experts in cancer treatment

APPLY NOW

Send resume to [email protected].