Title: Scientist

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly talented and motivated scientist with a strong immunology and/or cancer biology background. The successful candidate will help advance the company’s drug research pipeline and contribute across different stages of pre-clinical drug discovery and clinical development to identify and develop new immuno-oncology targets.

Tasks and Responsbilities

  • Generate and characterize monoclonal antibodies and select lead candidates for therapeutic development
  • Apply cutting edge in vitro and in vivo immunology and oncology methodologies to evaluate activity and mechanism(s) of antibody therapeutics
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of relevant technical literature and methodology
  • Present data at project team meetings and seminars to drive recommendations for drug discovery and/or development decisions
  • Play a key role in the decision-making process on cross-functional project teams; provide core expertise and input on scientific direction

Preferred Background

  • Ph.D. in Immunology, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology
  • Broad understanding of drug discovery and development
  • Experience in flow-cytometry based analysis and assays
  • Experience in immuno-oncology methods, including in vivo tumor models
  • Experience with basic molecular biology techniques such as cloning and gene editing
  • Track record of scientific accomplishments as evinced by quality and quantity of publications and/or inventions and/or successful grant applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage functional responsibilities on project teams
  • Demonstrated proficiency and knowledge in the relevant field
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, prioritize, and thoughtfully utilize resources to ensure timely and successful completion of projects

Other Information

  • Position may require occasional evening and/or weekend commitment
  • Position may require working with biological and/or chemical hazards
  • Position may require occasional travel, domestic and international


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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