Metabolic Immuno Oncology, Senior Leader

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Cambridge, MA

Company
Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
360775
AJE Ref #
576132979
Location
Cambridge, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Agios Pharmaceuticals is focused on discovering and developing novel drugs to treat cancer and rare genetic metabolic diseases, through scientific leadership in the field of cellular metabolism. In addition to an active research and discovery pipeline across both therapeutics areas, Agios has multiple first-in-class lead product candidates in cancer metabolism and rare genetic metabolic diseases in clinical and/or preclinical development. We are now expanding our efforts into the novel field of metabolic immune-oncology and have recently entered into a multi-year partnership with a corporate partner. We are looking for a Senior Leader to establish and direct this new effort. This position reports into the Vice President of Biology.


Responsibilities
Establish and lead a creative team of highly skilled biologists to identify and develop novel cancer immunotherapies targeting immune cell metabolism.
Devise strategies to discover, validate and advance novel immune-cancer metabolism targets
Oversee the establishment and utilization of appropriate cellular models of immune system function as it relates to cancer.
Foster highly collaborative environment with other functions within Agios
Foster and manage a productive and successful relationship with our corporate partner