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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 11/13/2016

Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. South San Francisco, CA

Company
Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
360615
AJE Ref #
576082217
Location
South San Francisco, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

div id="contentwrapper" p strong Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.  /strong (NASDAQ: FPRX) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing innovative immuno-oncology protein therapeutics to alter the tumor microenvironment to enhance tumor cell killing. Our company has a growing portfolio of product candidates. /p p We currently have three protein therapeutics in clinical trials: /p ul li style="text-align:justify" Cabiralizumab (FPA008) in pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) and in combination with Opdivo in multiple cancers /li li style="text-align:justify" FPA144 in FGFR2b over-expressing gastric cancer /li li style="text-align:justify" FP-1039 in mesothelioma /li /ul p On the strength of our unique discovery platform and capabilities, we have entered into strategic collaborations with leading global pharmaceutical companies, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, UCB Pharma and GlaxoSmithKline. /p p FivePrime is committed to innovation and outstanding science, values that are reflected in our people and our products. Discover more about FivePrime at a href="/" www.fiveprime.com /a . /p h2 Position: /h2 p FivePrime Therapeutics, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and innovative Scientist I/II to join our Pharmacology group.  The ideal candidate will be an expert in developing and utilizing em in vivo /em models to interrogate the role of the immune system in onset and progression of disease, including cancer and immune disorders.    This position reports to Senior Scientist, Pharmacology. /p p Responsibilities will include the following: /p ul li style="text-align:justify" Design and coordinate the execution of em in vivo /em studies to demonstrate efficacy and mechanism of action of our existing and emerging novel protein therapeutics. /li li style="text-align:justify" Develop new em in vivo /em models to identify and validate novel drug targets. /li li style="text-align:justify" Provide support to other scientists in the Pharmacology group to interrogate the mechanisms of action and identify potential biomarkers of response of our therapeutics.  /li /ul