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Research Scientist I

Job location: Rockville, MD

Job type: Full-time position

Reports to: Executive Director of Scientific Operations

Job description:

Remedy Plan is a small cancer therapeutics start-up company focused on developing drugs that target cancer stem cells. We have identified a panel of drug candidates that disrupt the dangerous properties of cancer stem cells with the goal of improving the lives of cancer patients.

Remedy Plan is seeking a highly motivated, creative and team-oriented scientist to join our Biology research group to contribute to our drug development efforts at all stages, from initial hit characterization and mechanism of action studies, to patient responses during clinical trials.

The main responsibilities of the Research Scientist I will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Characterize the in vitro activity of our drug candidates to advance Remedy Plan’s portfolio
  • Determine the mechanism of action for lead drug candidates
  • Define the molecular subtypes and genetic characteristics of patient tumors for clinical trial enrollment
  • Collaborate in the design and execution of experiments for in vivo models of cancer
  • Provide scientific assistance to other members of the team
  • Maintain detailed records of experimental protocols and results
  • Keep up to date with scientific literature and techniques
  • Participate in drafting of manuscripts for scientific journals and conferences, patent applications, and Investigational New Drug (IND) applications
  • Establish clear project goals, define effective strategies, and summarize/interpret analytical data for internal and external presentations


  • PhD or MD or MD/PhD in cancer biology, immunology, biochemistry or related discipline, with 1-3 years of experience in small molecule lead drug characterization
  • Hands-on experience with cell culture, molecular biology, genetics and cell biology techniques
  • Experience in IND enabling studies for clinical trials preferred
  • Demonstrated record of productivity evidenced by publications and/or patents
  • Highly organized and collaborative individual with an ability to work in fast paced work environments
  • Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excitement for working with a small team in a start-up atmosphere. Readiness to develop management and business skills as the company’s needs grow

How to apply:

Submit your Cover Letter and CV to [email protected]. On the subject line include "Research Scientist – your LAST NAME, FIRST NAME".

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