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Scientist/Senior Scientist, Pharmacology / In Vivo Biology


Kyn Therapeutics, an emerging leader in cancer and cancer immuno-therapy, is seeking a highly talented, diversely experienced and motivated senior pharmacologist / in vivo biologist to join an innovative, scientifically rigorous and fast paced team focused on developing breakthrough cancer therapies. The successful candidate will bring a sense of urgency and commitment to help Kyn Therapeutics reach its potential and deliver novel therapeutics to patients.

Description and Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the research strategy and goals of studies for Kyn’s early and advanced programs
  • Contribute to experimental design and hands-on implementation of immunology/oncology in vivo studies and ex vivo
  • mechanism of action studies that are critical to advancing the pipeline
  • Oversee research activities for Kyn with external research organizations (CROs)
  • Design and implement cell biology and mechanism of action in vitro studies
  • Help build scientific reputation to outside community with conference presentations and publications


  • PhD in relevant field of biomedical research
  • Post-doctoral experience revealing initiative, in-depth scientific knowledge, leadership and exceptional productivity;
  • 2-5 years of industry drug discovery experience
  • Experience in immuno-oncology is a plus
  • Skilled in vivo biologist with experience designing and hands-on implementation of animal studies to address key project goals
  • Strong track record in oncology or immunology and deep knowledge of multiple fields of biology, reflected in multiple successful projects and publications
  • A senior researcher with a desire to translate basic research into new medicines
  • Skilled laboratory scientist with a range of relevant biomedical technologies, to address mechanism of action studies for in vivo oncology model systems and ex vivo studies
  • Exceptional analytical and strategic abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Personal attributes: team oriented, goal-driven, organized, highly collaborative, open-minded, data-driven, creative, persistent in the face of obstacles and uncertainty, flexible, self-aware of strengths and weaknesses, objective in the evaluation of data and strongly optimistic about overcoming obstacles.

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