Job Description
Job Description:
Serve as the project leader for an innovative research program focused on the role of inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases. Using a combination of human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell and primary cell models, the successful candidate will design and implement experiments to investigate neuroinflammatory/ neurodegenerative disease mechanisms, identify and validate targets, and generate disease modifying, large molecule drug candidates.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Immunology or other related fields

Minimum of 5+ years experience in industry with management experience

Proven capability and desire to both perform high quality bench level work while managing a research team comprised of both Ph.D.s and non-Ph.D.s

Demonstrated high level of scientific creativity, independent thought, and evidence of collaboration with others

Reputation as emerging leader in immunology or inflammation with sustained performance and accomplishment as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals

Extensive experience in cell biology of innate immune responses, development of primary cell-derived disease models, as well as animal models of inflammation

Demonstrated ability to work on diverse immune mechanisms of action

Demonstrated ability to identify and validate targets

Demonstrated ability and passion for working in a fast paced multidisciplinary team and managing multiple efforts in parallel

Excellent verbal and written skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience investigating underlying mechanisms of monocyte/macrophage or lymphocyte activation

Experience with antibody therapeutics

Experience with cell-based assays for cytokine and chemokine signaling pathways involved in monocyte/macrophage activation and differentiation

Experience working in small startup biotech company


iPierian, Inc.

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