Sr. Scientist / Associate Director (Antibody Discovery)

San Diego, California
Apr 25, 2021
May 05, 2021
Organization Type
Sr. Scientist / Associate Director (Antibody Discovery)

Kelly Science is seeking a high-performing Senior Scientist with experience leading therapeutic antibody drug discovery projects. This is a great opportunity to join an enthusiastic and passionate team of scientists at an industry-disrupting start-up.

Type: Direct-Hire
Compensation: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Benefits, Options

  • Antibody lead generation to support biologics programs using immunization-based technologies across multiple therapeutic areas
    Manage multiple discovery projects at different phases, simultaneously
    Interact with clients and prepare and report scientific updates
    Organization of day to day experiments and timely updating of experimental files
  • Remain up-to-date on advanced technologies for antibody discovery and actively apply new concepts as appropriate to continuously improve functional area capabilities

  • PhD biology, biochemistry, or immunology and 6 years of relevant industry experience
  • Immunology experience within antibody therapeutic discovery and development
  • Expertise in antibody discovery (i.e. hybridoma generation or B-cell cloning)
  • Demonstrated experience managing direct reports and career development
  • Strong ability to communicate scientific concepts with an emphasis on commercial applications
  • Experienced with multiple immunization strategies and antibody discovery platforms
  • Highly Preferred: experience in assay development, stable cell-line generation, cell-sorting, and molecular biology skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and help on the bench as needed

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