Research Scientist/Group Leader, Cancer Biology
Apr 19,  2022

Location: Accutar Biotechnology, Cranbury, New Jersey.

Accutar Biotechnology is a clinical stage biotech company focused on AI-enabled drug discovery, and its application to the discovery and development of clinically differentiated medicines.  We are seeking a highly diligent, energetic, and self-motivated scientist with a proven track record of accomplishment in the field of cancer biology to join our exciting drug discovery effort. 


  • Help identify and assess new cancer drug discovery opportunities.
  • Independently conceive and execute experimental strategies to lead/support multiple drug discovery projects and interrogate tumor biology to understand the mechanism of actions of novel drugs and targets.
  • Troubleshoot various cell-based assays and establish cell line models using genetic approaches.
  • Demonstrate extensive laboratory research experience and a desire to continue in a laboratory-focused role. 
  • Engage in collaborations with internal cross-functional teams and external CROs.
  • Supervise junior scientists.
  • Maintain laboratory notebooks and keep in compliance with company policies.

The position offers a unique opportunity for a talented scientist to develop his/her career involving a broad scope of drug discovery in a fast-paced research environment.


Position will be hired based on level of experience.

  • Ph.D. with research experience in the field of cancer biology, cell biology or related.
  • Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in the field of cell biology.
  • Experience in establishing genetically modified cell line models to explore target or compound biology.  Experience with in vivo models of tumor biology is preferred.
  • Broad technical knowledge and mastery of mammalian cell culture and standard biochemical/cellular/molecular techniques, such as qPCR, quantitative western blotting and other cell-based quantitative readouts.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to collaborate and troubleshoot to solve problems.

Accutar Biotech offers a competitive compensation in industry, friendly and rewarding working and training environment, and excellent growth potential.

To apply for this position, please send your CV to