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Antibody Engineer — Senior Scientist

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Company :
Affinity Executive Search

Location :
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Expiry Date :
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
My biotech client continues their expansion and seeks an Antibody Engineer the ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:

* Conduct cutting-edge research to develop novel antibody-based candidate therapeutics including developing novel scaffolds and antibody libraries
* Perform panning and screening of phage and yeast display libraries
* Measure aggregation, solubility, stability and other parameters related to the druggability of candidate antibody therapeutics
* Produce purified candidate antibody therapeutics in quantities sufficient for animal studies
* Perform flow cytometry and sorting
* Perform bioinformatics analysis including sequence analysis
* Implement state-of-the art sample management and storage system
* Hire and direct technicians

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

* PhD in Molecular Biology and ideally protein or antibody engineering experience
* Exceptional publication record and knowledge of B and T cell therapy, oncology immunotherapy, target discovery and validation, bioinformatics
* Some experience with phage or yeast display, flow cytometry and sorting, and protein biochemistry
* Experience managing and developing direct reports
* Knowledge of developing clinical biomarkers, predictors and associated assays

Salary is commensurate with experience