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Associate Scientist/ Scientist, Oncology Drug Discovery

KSQ Therapeutics, Inc. is seeking an exceptional and highly motivated Associate Scientist / Scientist: Oncology Drug Discovery to apply their experience in oncology towards the discovery of the next generation of impactful therapies. This person will contribute to cell biology and translational efforts for our drug discovery pipeline. This skilled scientist will characterize novel cancer pathways and develop assays for drug targets. She/he must be driven and flexible with the broad number of in vitro, in vivo, and biomarker activities associated with cancer drug discovery. This is your opportunity to learn, contribute and flourish in KSQ’s dynamic, highly interdisciplinary, and collaborative environment. If you’re driven, the next stage of your career may be at KSQ!


Key Qualifications

  • Associate Scientist: BS degree with 0-3 years of industry experience / Scientist: MS degree preferred with 4+ years of oncology drug discovery required
  • Demonstrated expertise in cancer research with relevant assays and approaches needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to work across functions and with collaborators
  • Experience with modern techniques for assaying gene function and pathway biology (CRISPR, RNAi, high content imaging, MSD, FACS, in vivo etc), a big plus
  • Ability to think critically and creatively as part of a fast-paced research team.
  • Commitment to yourself, the Team, and to helping patients is a must.


  • Assist in querying novel pathways and mechanisms for therapeutic intervention
  • Develop and apply unique assays to identify and characterize novel targets, with a focus on in vitro assays (qPCR, westerns, IF, serum shift, hepatocyte stability, HTRF etc.)
  • The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary team contributing to the design and execution of experiments that support our research activities and project goals
  • Participate in various aspects of this new company from building out the capabilities to contributing to generating data in a fast and efficient manner


A competitive overall compensation package including: competitive base salary, bonus potential and stock options.

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