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Postdoc Fellow, Cancer Biology (Myeloma)

Req #: 17001593
Location: Summit, NJ US
Job Category: Research and Early Development
Work Location: 556 Morris Avenue CELSUMWEST 07901
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: 40
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Other
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: No
Other Locations:US- NJ- Summit West


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Translational Development at Celgene is pleased to present a growth opportunity for outstanding post-doctoral fellows with a passion for hematology-oncology research and clinical development towards improved outcomes in myeloma patient healthcare.    The multiple myeloma Translational Development team currently employs state of the art platforms and analytics to address the most important questions that will drive the current and next generation of therapeutic development for myeloma patients. 

The successful candidate will become part of diverse team with a unified bench-to-bedside vision in precision healthcare and diagnostic approaches to biomarker utilization. The overarching goal of the successful candidate will be to provide, through passionate research efforts, clinically implementable information to better understand how patient characteristics, malignancy biology and immune context features align to define patient outcomes from treatment with portfolio therapeutics and enable rationale combo design.   This fellowship will work alongside top shelf scientists with deep knowledge of myeloma disease biology and further expertise including genomic definition of risk and outcomes, immune characterization, definition of response and tumoral evolution using single cell platforms and lab-based screens to better understand mechanistics of clinically-observed phenomenon.  

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • PhD in cancer biology, genetics, epigenetics  
  • Strong background in disease or mechanism based studies using modern experimental and computational methods is required.
  • Knowledge of myeloma is desirable but not required.
  • Experience in heme malignancy related areas
  • While understanding of epigenetics and epigenetic experimental approaches are not essential, it is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience in molecular, cellular, functional and computational methods
  • Ability to formulate experimental ideas
  • Demonstrated writing and commutation skills
  • Ability work in a collaborative team science environment  


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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