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Scientist Oncology Biologist


San Diego, CA
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We are seeking a self-motivated and collaborative scientist with demonstrated expertise in steroid receptors or/and DNA damage areas to join our team in the Tumor Cell Biology Department of Oncology R&D in La Jolla, California, to contribute to the success of Pfizer Oncology drug discovery and development. A successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of prostate cancer biology or/and DNA damage and repair pathways.


+ Participate in drug discovery and translational research projects focusing on targeting steroid receptors or/and DNA damage repair pathways, investigate resistance mechanisms and combination opportunities.

+ Collaborate with Pfizer's world-class chemical biology and computational biology groups to identify novel mechanisms and targets regulating sensitivity of targeted therapeutics

+ Contribute to experimental drug discovery and identification of optimal combinatorial therapeutic regimens for cancer treatment employ cutting-edge in vitro methods and animal models

+ Work in a multi-disciplinary team to develop novel small molecule cancer therapeutics.

+ Contribute to all stages of preclinical drug discovery and development

+ Strong laboratory background to design, conduct experiments, analyze and present cell biology mechanism of action studies and develop novel combination concepts to support Oncology pipeline

+ Actively and effectively interact with cross-functional lines


+ Bachelor's degree in Biology or related subjects with 6 plus years' laboratory experience in an industrial or academic setting; preferentially master's degree in cell biology or related field with at least 5 years' experience in an industrial or academic setting

+ Track record of successful contribution to research projects leading to advancement of projects

+ Significant experiences with an array of molecular and cell biology methods

Technical Skill Requirements

+ Strong expertise and in-depth technical knowledge of targeting steroid receptors or/and DNA damage and repair pathways

+ A proven high-level of technical competence and extensive experience in standard cell and molecular biology and assays for studying steroid receptors or/and DNA damage and repair pathway are essential

+ Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English. Proficiency in all common office and scientific software

+ Strong ability to work efficiently and productively in a fast-paced, highly collaborative in a diverse team environment.

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Additional Offer Details

+ Grade: 6

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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