Postdoctoral researcher

Application deadline:    30/11/2022

Job description:

Peptomyc is a company focused on the development of a new generation of cell penetrating peptides (CPPs) targeting the MYC oncoprotein for cancer treatment. The company was founded in December 2014 and it is based on Dr. Soucek’s scientific research in Omomyc (the best direct MYC inhibitor known to date) over the last twenty years. For more information about the company please visit: www.peptomyc.com

We are looking for a responsible postdoc researcher to join our dynamic team and plan, perform and analyze experiments related to molecular characterization and immune profiling of our lead and pipeline assets, and to assist in other ongoing projects in the company.

Full-time position for incorporation in November or early-December. Salary commensurate with experience.

Requirements:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly organized and qualified postdoctoral scientist. Candidates must have a background in molecular biology, experience working with in vitro and in vivo preclinical models of cancer. Experience with immunology or drug development are a plus. Excellent communication skills, English proficiency and the ability to work well in a collaborative and a fast-paced environment are a must. Excellent references are required.

Experience and knowledge:

  • Must have:
    • Experience with oncology-related molecular biology techniques such as cell and organoid culture, cell cycle profiling, western blot, immunofluorescence, immunoprecipitation, RNA extraction and qPCR, ChIPqPCR and ChIPseq, etc.
    • Excellent organization
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Optional and welcome:
    • Experience in immunology techniques such as ELISA, multiplex assays, flow cytometry, cell sorting, plasma/serum isolation.
    • Experience with study or development of biopharmaceutics
    • Experience in grant writing
    • Experience in handling and processing clinical samples.

Application:

To join Peptomyc and contribute to our exciting projects, applicants should send a CV, contact information of at least one reference and a cover letter describing past achievements and the interest to join our company to: info@peptomyc.com.