Principal Investigator – Immuno-oncology

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Principal Investigator – Immuno-oncology
Location: Poland

Together with a leading Polish Research Institution, we are looking for an established Principal Investigator, who will be responsible for finding and developing R&D projects from scratch in the field of immuno-oncology and act as an Expert in Immuno-oncology for our Client’s Biotechnology Centre.
Ideal candidate should possess proven scientific skills and accomplishments in immuno-oncology as well as international experience in leading projects for research institutes, academia or biotechnology industry. The candidate should be able to develop projects, aiming for potential commercial application.

Key responsibilities:
• Identification of new therapeutic targets in immuno-oncology, project management from the ground up as a Leader/Manager,
• Active cooperation with other teams in Biotechnology Centre,
• Cooperation with other research facilities - companies, research institutes and universities,
• Applying for grants and ability to raise funds for project development,
• Managing budget of a research group,
• Mentoring and leading a team of younger scientists.

• Ph.D. degree in life sciences (biotechnology, biology, immunology etc.),
• Minimum 3 years of postdoctoral experience – research institutes, academia or biotechnology industry, international experience is required,
• Minimum 5 years of experience in leading a research group and managing projects in drug discovery/diagnostic in the field of immuno-oncology,
• Multiple publications in the field of immune-oncology,
• Knowledge of the procedure of applying for grants and ability to raise external projects,
• Excellent English knowledge,
• Experience in studying effects of microbiome on tumour growth would be considered beneficial.

We offer:
• Opportunity to join an ambitious, developing organization, which aims to be a leading research institute in Europe,
• Dynamic work environment, focused on applicable research and commercialization,
• A highly independent position, with an opportunity to attract and develop projects of choice, high level of autonomy in terms of scientific research,
• A possibility to build a new research team from scratch,
• Necessary working tools – mobile phone, laptop, etc.,
• Attractive salary with an extended set of bonuses and benefits incl. private medical care and sports card,
• Attendance in international conferences.

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Application Closing Date: 
30 September