This job has expired

Associate Scientist/ Scientist, Molecular Biology

Immunitas Therapeutics
Waltham, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Oct 15, 2021

View more

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.
Immunitas: the human approach to oncology

Position Summary

Immunitas isseeking amotivated, enthusiastic scientist with experience inmolecular biology.The successful candidatewilljoin the Protein Scienceteam andwillbeprimarilyresponsible forgenerating DNA constructs to make proteins and cell lines insupportofour therapeutic programs.As an integral member ofour growing researchteam, this individual will also work closely withBiology andProteinEngineering to helpfurtheradvance our discovery efforts anddevelop our platform technologies.

We are developing targeted therapeutics for patients with challenging, complex cancers. We employ a single cell sequencing platform to dissect the biology of immune cells in human tumors and identify novel, exciting oncology targets.Weare currently advancingmultipleprograms toward early human studies.

We are a small, vibrant team looking for scientists who:
  • want to see the direct impact of their work
  • are proactive and thoughtful
  • get things done
  • work well in a close environment at a rapid pace
  • bring can-do problem solving to work every day

  • Designand build vector constructs to support mammalian protein expression,stable cell line generation, and lentiviralproduction;support multiple pipeline programs simultaneously
  • Scale-up and purify plasmids for use in downstream applications
  • Register and maintainplasmid designsin electronic notebook registry
  • Help manage workingglycerol and plasmidstocks,andDNA production reagents
  • Work cross functionally to support Protein Science and Biology teams
  • Depending on candidate interest and program needs, contribute to downstream workflows from molecular biology including protein production, cell line generation, or lentiviral production
  • Maintain records, prepare reports, make presentations to updatemulti-functionalproject teams andleadership
  • Contributetogroupgoalsthrough collaboration, sharedexpertiseand exchange of ideas

  • B.S. or M.S. in molecular biology,biochemistry,biologyorrelated discipline with a minimum of6years experience, preferably in a biotech or pharmaceutical setting
  • Expertise withmolecular biology techniques such as cloning, PCR, Gibson assembly, DNA purification is required
  • Experience working withelectronic notebook registry is required, experience with Benchling is preferred
  • Experience with cell culturing techniques is preferred
  • Ability to work independently, design, execute,interpretand troubleshoot experiments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, strong organizational and interpersonal skills


Immunitas was founded in 2019 by a team of world-class academic scientists who are harnessing significant advancements in the field of single-cell genomics and computational biologyto unlock novel targets in human immunology.Our start-up team is collaborative and scientifically rigorous. Were excited to be working on cutting edge science. We are based inWaltham, MA. We offer competitive compensation, equity, healthcare,and other benefits.

The founding scientific team is led by Kai Wucherpfennig, M.D, Ph.D. (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School), and includes Aviv Regev, Ph.D. (Broad Institute), Dane Wittrup, Ph.D. (MIT) and Mario Suva, M.D., Ph.D. (Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School).

To Apply:

Please send resume and brief introduction paragraph

by Jobble
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert