Deerfield Management is an investment management firm committed to improving healthcare through investment, information and philanthropy. We have just launched a new company called Civetta Therapeutics located in Cambridge, MA that was founded by William Sellers (Broad Institute and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) and Eric Fischer (Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School). We are looking to engage a high-quality team of researchers to advance new medicines through small molecule intervention targeting propeller domains with the goal of developing important therapeutics for cancer and other indications. If you are a talented life sciences professional that can bring significant energy, passion and talent to the team, we welcome the opportunity to consider you for a position in this exciting, new company.
About the Founders:
William Sellers is a core institute member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, a faculty member at Harvard Medical School, and faculty member and senior advisor to the president for experimental therapeutics at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Eric Fischer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Harvard Medical School and an Independent Investigator, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
In this role, part of the Lead Discovery team at Civetta, you will work under the supervision of a Senior Scientist to implement a pipeline for expression and purification of human proteins in both bacterial and insect cell systems. Your skills in cell culture and protein purification will be critical to experiments designed to provide protein reagents for downstream work in high-throughput screening and structural biology at Civetta. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and grow in the unique environment of a start-up biotech in Cambridge.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
Civetta Therapeutics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to religion, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, alienage or citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, disability, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.