Scientist II/Sr. Scientist/Principal Scientist, Immunology
Company: Morphic Therapeutic
Posted on: March 15, 2019
Scientist II/Sr. Scientist/Principal Scientist, Immunology About Morphic Therapeutic Morphic Therapeutic is a biotechnology company developing a new generation of oral integrin therapies. Drawing on integrin biology breakthroughs from the lab of noted entrepreneur and scientific founder Tim Springer, Morphic has developed an exclusive platform to build on these discoveries, complemented by a partnership with computational chemistry leader Schr--dinger, Inc., that facilitates the rapid and iterative design of clinical candidates. Morphic was created in 2015 with support from Timothy Springer, PhD, Polaris Partners, Schr--dinger Inc., and ShangPharma and raised $51.5M in 2016 from top tier investors. In September 2018, Morphic Therapeutic completed an $80 million Series B financing round to advance multiple programs into the clinic. Additionally, in the last 3 months, the company has forged two transformational partnerships with Abbvie and Janssen that include > $100M upfront with future milestones. Integrins are involved in multiple disease areas, including inflammation, fibrosis, vascular diseases and cancer, and inhibitors are clinically validated. The combination of Morphic's deep Integrin expertise with your skills will enable a rapid path to novel and effective drugs for both orphan and blockbuster indications. Morphic's laboratories are located in the AstraZeneca BioHub in Waltham, MA. We seek a highly talented and motivated scientist to join our culture of teamwork, craftsmanship, tenacity, compassion, and integrity! Description Morphic Therapeutic is currently seeking an experienced scientist to lead drug discovery efforts in the area of autoimmune diseases. The individual should be highly self-motivated and possess deep, scientific knowledge in immunology. Additionally, he/she will have strong technical research skills, have strong written and oral communication skills, and be able to work productively in a collaborative and cross-functional team environment within and outside of Morphic Therapeutic. Responsibilities The candidate will be expected to design, plan, and execute experiments in the laboratory and provide scientific and strategic input into the disease portfolio. This will include implementation and development of cellular assays and in vivo models representing relevant mechanisms of disease. The candidate will also be expected to lead discovery projects, coordinate research activities across multiple functional areas, and manage collaborative efforts. The candidate will also be expected to launch and champion new initiatives, driving innovation, and serve as a scientific mentor to junior team members. YourMembership.Category: Science, Keywords: Senior Scientist
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