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Sr. Scientist: Biology Cancer Immunotherapy

South San Francisco, California, US
Closing date
Dec 6, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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Job DescriptionExciting opportunity with an emerging biotech

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Salary: $120,000 - $165,000 per year

A bit about us:

Group of scientists in an emerging start-up in South San Francisco with expertise in protein science, antibody engineering, immuno-oncology and preclinical in vivo models.

Why join us?

  • Great Competitive Base Salary!
  • Yearly Bonuses!
  • Competitive PTO!
  • 401K
  • Full Benefits!

Job Details

The preferred candidate will have deep knowledge in immunology or cancer research with extensive hands-on experience in biotherapeutic discovery and target validation. The candidate will the knowledge and skills to explore immuno-oncology modulatory proteins using cutting edge immunological methods. Position/Title commensurate with education and experience.

  • Quickly advance discovery research programs to identify and validate novel immuno-oncology biotherapeutics, focusing on effector cell engagers and other therapies capable of immune-mediated tumor cell killing
  • Work independently on the design, execution, and interpretation of experiments
  • Work closely with a highly productive team of research associates and/or scientists to initiate and rapidly to advance new therapeutic programs
  • Identify and adopt in vitro and in vivo methods to facilitate target discovery and elucidate the mechanism(s) of action
  • Evaluate new technologies and develop assays to advance and accelerate discovery programs
  • Work cross-functionally with colleagues in protein engineering, in vivo biology, and external collaborations
  • Attend team meetings and deliver clear and well-prepared presentations. Be an active participant in discussions
  • Stay abreast of latest scientific and technology advancements in the field
  • Provide scientific and technical input to lead pipeline development

  • Experience in biotherapeutic target evaluation, validation and candidate selection
  • Skilled in designing pre-clinical in vivo experiments to assess drug candidate efficacy
  • Extensive hands-on experience in basic immunology techniques including flow cytometry, cytokine analysis, cytotoxicity, proliferation assays, and immune cell isolation etc.
  • Skill in mammalian tissue culture techniques for cell lines and primary cells, generation and maintenance of transfected cells
  • A background in immuno-oncology drug discovery, particularly in targeting tumor stroma and immune cell composition as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications and/or patent submissions
  • Previous experience in antibody drug discovery is a plus
  • Strong motivation with a dedicated work ethic
  • Evidence of creative problem-solving skills and ability to take on difficult research challenges
  • Excellent oral presentation and communication skills
  • Team player able to work in a cross-functional environment

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