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T-cell Scientist, at Unum Therapeutics

This is an outstanding opportunity to be a core scientist and scientific leader in a well-funded, early stage biotechnology company on the cutting edge of novel cancer treatments.

Who are we seeking?


An independent, flexible, high energy expert in Tcell biology.

  • PhD with 5+ years of experience in isolation, characterization, and functional analysis of primary human Tcells

  • Demonstrated team leadership and innovative intellectual contributions to a project

  • Demonstrated competence with: Primary Tcell and cancer cell line propagation, 

maintenance, and assay development

  • Characterization of cellular activities – including proliferation, activation, cytokine release, and evaluation of cell killing; multicolor flow cytometry; gene expression and protein expression techniques in mammalian cells; gene editing techniques in mammalian cells.

  • Experience with synthetic biology, such as construction of chimeric receptors, is a plus.


What will you be doing?


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Generation, analysis, and interpretation of key experimental data

  • Engaging and collaborating in both building and leading our laboratory efforts

  • Training and directing other bench scientists in these efforts

  • Contributing to other initiatives as they arise in our fast paced startup environment


What benefits does Unum offer?


To attract the very best talent, we are offering an extremely generous package that includes competitive pay, a performance-based bonus, stock options, health, dental, live and disability insurance coverage, trust-based time off, a 401K plan and commuter/parking benefits.  Relocation assistance is also available to candidates who live outside of the Boston area.

Unum is an equal opportunity employer.

We are only accepting applications from candidates with authorization to work in the United States at this time.

Note to agencies – we are not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and will not be responsible for fees associated with any such submittals.