Founded with the mission to enable successful treatments for every patient, zPREDICTA has developed the organ-specific 3D cell culture technology replicating human tumor microenvironment permitting reliable identification of compounds with a high probability of success in the clinic. You will join a dynamic and agile team developing 3D tissue models to support anticancer drug development. You will be responsible for the development and validation of novel organ-specific models to simulate tumor and healthy tissues.
To be successful, you have to be excited by the fast-paced environment of a start-up, be engaged while performing multiple roles, and possess a versatile set of technical skills. Along with a competitive compensation and benefits package and equity ownership we offer an opportunity to work side-by-side with the leadership team in a highly collaborative environment at zPREDICTA.
- Design, develop, and implement new organ-specific 3D tissue models for target discovery and efficacy and toxicity testing of anticancer agents
- Support partner projects from study design and execution through data analysis and report preparation
- Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Immunology, or related life science discipline, OR
- M.S. and 2+ years of industry experience; start-up experience is a plus
- Extensive knowledge of lung biology and disorders including cancer and interstitial lung disease
- Scaffold-based 3D cell culture of primary human/mouse cells and cell lines
- Primary cell culture
- Microscopy (brightfield, immunofluorescence)
- Developing protocols and procedures
- Expertise in tumor microenvironment, specifically ECM and cellular heterogeneity
- PDX models and culture of PDX tissue
- Organoid generation
- Organ-on-a-chip and/or microfluidic devices
- Epithelial, stormal, immune cell co-cultures
- Flow cytometry
- Focused, but capable of driving multiple projects
- Curious, creative, and independent thinker driven to solve problems
- Unafraid of working outside of the area of expertise and experimenting with new approaches
- Roll-up-your-sleeves and jump-in attitude
- Appreciate a fast-paced environment
- Desire to learn
CANDIDATE MUST HAVE APPROPRIATE WORK AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.
This position does not offer immigration visa sponsorship
This position does not offer relocation benefits.
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