Group Leader/Director, Cancer Immunology at Kleo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
New Haven*, CT, US

We are seeking a highly motivated scientist and team player to lead our Cancer Immunology group and make major scientific contributions to advance our product pipeline. This individual will lead research team efforts and develop the strategies, technologies, and procedures to achieve important milestones in program development.

This position will incorporate a mixture of management and laboratory benchwork responsibilities. Accordingly, our ideal candidate will have proficiency in a wide range of laboratory techniques–especially assays using human and/or mouse immune cells, flow cytometry, ELISA, mammalian cell culture. Experience with antibodies and in vivo tumor models is highly desirable. Experience with cutting-edge techniques and technologies in your field is a plus. Immuno-oncology drug development experiment is essential.

Our ideal candidate may be working in either an industrial or an academic environment, but will possess a strong scientific research background and managerial experience. If you are passionate about advancing healthcare and this position is in agreement with your career goals, we would love to hear from you. A relocation package is available for qualified applicants and based upon level of work experience.

Candidate Qualifications

  • PhD in Immunology, Cell Biology, Cancer Research, or related field

  • 5+ years of additional post-graduate and/or pharmaceutical experience in immunology, oncology and/or cell biology is required

  • Demonstrated record of scientific achievement and innovation (i.e. strong publication record or drug development portfolio)

  • Robust research experience in immunology assay development using multiple approaches (ie ADCC/CDC assays, FACS, ELISA, other) is essential

  • Immuno-oncology assay development experience, in vivo tumor models, and as well as a desire to continue in a laboratory-focused role

  • Proficiency in molecular biology techniques including cloning, transfection, PCR, qPCR is required

  • Capacity to thrive in a competitive, multi-disciplinary environmen