The Senior Scientist will be supporting preclinical projects related to antibody discovery and development, and will perform antibody design, engineering, production, and biochemical/biophysical characterization, and will establish in vitro (cell-based) assays for the evaluation of cancer immunotherapies.
PhD in Molecular Biology, Immunology, or a related field with ≥4 years post-PhD experience, including industry experience.
Strong background in molecular biology, immunology and/or oncology with experience in antibody drug discovery, development and/or antibody engineering for the development of immunotherapeutics.
A strong record of significant achievements in research and scientific creativity as evidenced by core contributions to publications.
Project and CRO management experience is highly desirable.
Demonstrated experience in the design and evaluation of biotherapeutics from discovery to lead optimization.
Technical expertise with characterization of engineered proteins through biophysical assays and in vitro cell based assays.
Highly agile with strong organizational and interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work in a fast pace, highly collaborative environment with ability to multi-task.
Enthusiastic about communicating to a broad range of stakeholders (from novices to experts) and coaching junior team members.
Intense “can do” startup mentality and motivation.