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Principal Investigator, Pharmacology

Incyte Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Wilmington, MA posted April 29, 2021.

The Drive to Discover.

The Experience to Deliver.

Looking for a challenge and a chance to grow your career?

Then Incyte is the pharmaceutical company for you.

While our pipeline demonstrates the ability to compete with much larger pharmaceutical companies in selecting compelling targets and creating high-quality drug candidates, our smaller size enables employees to see the direct impact of their contributions on the direction of the company. Due to our smart, agile culture and cutting-edge science, we delivered a novel, first-to-market product in an unmet medical need in 2011
– the first in the company’s history.

Opportunities for taking on new and/or additional responsibilities, in addition to advancement, are a key element in our culture.

Add to that a science-based, fast-paced work environment and you’ve got an exciting company in which to work.

In addition to opportunities for growth, we offer an outstanding benefits  andcompensation  package to help meet personal needs as well.

Incyte Corporation values the talents of our diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity.

Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value. 

The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.

Job Summary (Primary function)
The Principal Investigator, Pharmacology directs the in vitro and/or in vivo pharmacology activities for oncology drug discovery programs and is involved in the identification of novel targets. 

Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities)
Identify and research potential new drug targets and present for consideration as new drug discovery programs.

Identify or develop appropriate model systems to answer key biological or pharmacological questions.

Work collaboratively across multiple functional groups within drug discovery and clinical development to achieve drug discovery goals.

Supervise and direct the activities of research associates.

Critically analyze complex data sets for novel interpretations.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)

in Pharmacology, Cancer Biology/Genetics, Cellular Biology/Pharmacology, Immunology or related field.

Strong background in Cancer Biology/Immunology and comprehensive knowledge of oncogenic signaling pathways or immune oncology.

Post-doctoral experience in a relevant field.

Command of contemporary cancer biology and adeptness in all aspects of cell biology and physiology.  Demonstrate track record of utilizing this knowledge to independently design and execute a research strategy that answers pivotal questions about the novel targets or the compounds under evaluation is indispensable.

5+ years of pharmaceutical or biotech experience.

Excellent communication skills and a solid publication record.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job.

They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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