Associate Scientist to Senior Scientist - Discovery Research
At Agensys, we're changing tomorrow by moving oncology forward. We've developed a pipeline of novel therapeutic fully human monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) to treat solid tumors based on our own proprietary targets. We have discovered and validated a portfolio of clinically relevant targets in 14 different cancer types. Our pipeline includes therapeutic MAbs to multiple cancer indications that are at different stages of clinical and pre-clinical development.
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Position Title: Associate Scientist to Senior Scientist, Discovery Research
Reports To: Senior Director, Discovery Research
Purpose & Scope Of Position
We are seeking a highly motivated scientist experienced in a variety of target discovery and validation approaches with preferred emphasis on antibody targets for oncology. This opening is within the Discovery Research department. Aside from target discovery and validation this department is also involved in leading and supporting naked antibody programs as well as antibody drug conjugate programs from early discovery to development.
Essential Job Responsibilities
- The successful candidate will have a PhD in molecular biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, cell biology or a related discipline with postdoctoral experience, several years of relevant industrial experience or an MS degree with 10+ years of relevant industrial experience depending on the position title range outlined for this opening.