Antibody Discovery Scientist

 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Gensun Biopharma Inc. is a biotechnology startup company located in Thousand Oaks, California that develops large molecule biotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer. The company is seeking a highly motivated Scientist to develop and optimize processes to discover monoclonal antibodies such as hybridoma technologies. The successful candidate should have experience with mouse handling, PBMC cultures, cell culture and subcloning, ELISA development and testing, and hands-on experience in the production of monoclonal antibodies from mouse hybridomas or other technologies. The candidate will have the strong ability to multi-task and is expected to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and changing start-up environment with a high degree of self-motivation.

 

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., MS or BS with at least 5 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with hybridoma production, including immunization strategies, antigen preparation and mouse immunization, hybridoma fusions and subcloning, maintenance and storage, antibody screening, and lead identification

  • Ability to develop and conduct screening assays, such as ELISA and cytometry-based assays

  • High throughput methodologies and/or molecular biology skills are highly desirable

  • A track record of scientific rigor, strong skills in critical thinking and troubleshooting

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Goal-oriented, organized, capable of prioritizing and working on multiple projects, and able to execute to timelines that meet company goals

  • Work well in a cross-functional team environment, both independently as well as being willing to help others

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Driven by a desire to create the next generation of immunotherapy-based cancer therapeutics and the vision to offer cancer patients efficacious and tolerable new therapies that extend and improve their lives

 

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work in an innovation-driven, exciting biotechnology company doing ground-breaking work in the field of immuno-oncology

  • The opportunity to work within and have a significant impact on a highly motivated team of like-minded people

  • Competitive compensation package including a base salary, bonus potential, 401k, stock options, healthcare benefits and paid time off

 

Please email CV to contact@gensunbiopharma.com