Title: Scientist

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Forty Seven Inc. is committed to helping patients defeat their cancer. We are advancing immune-oncology through the engagement of new and complementary phagocytic pathways that enhance anti-tumor efficacy and selectivity.



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.


Essential Functions:

These may include, but are not limited to, the following; other duties may be assigned:

  • 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


Education & Experience:

  • 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


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