Our client is an immunotherapy company. They have asked us to
assist them in their search for a Director, Protein Sciences.
Major tasks and responsibilities will include: Institutes strong
mammalian expression, purification and characterization programs
for the production of engineered protein therapeutics that sustain
company quality conditions.
Works with cross-functional groups to form high throughput
protein transfection and screening capability.
Guarantees timely production and rigorous quality assessment of
therapeutics to meet team requirements for timelines, yield and
Reviews and approve all analytical documentation prior to
Works with CROs, collaborators and partners to transfer samples,
data and protocols into, or out of, company, as appropriate.
Identifies and integrates technologies that improve or expand
the ability to produce molecules by working with teammates,
collaborators, vendors, and staying abreast of the literature.
Enters all data into laboratory notebooks and databases on a
daily basis and ensure staff members do so, approve weekly progress
reports from staff, and generates weekly summary reports for
Regularly participates and presents data and analyses at project
team and department meetings.
Provides training of staff, and continues to explore
opportunities to expand their responsibilities and
We seek candidates with the following qualifications: Requires
Ph.D., post-doctoral experience and +8 years; ideally, with 5+
years’ experience working in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical
Must have hands on experience with small scale to gram level
expression and purification of antibodies and/or proteins.
Familiarity with bioanalytical characterization of proteins is
Must be familiar with protein scale up and manufacture cell
Requires experience with as many of the following is desirable;
robotics and high throughput expression or purification platforms,
discovery and development of therapeutic proteins and antibodies,
protein crystallization and modeling, molecular biology.
Experience managing staff is required.
A track record of innovation and scientific rigor, strong
problem solving and troubleshooting skills, and ability to
contribute constructively to discussions is required.
Must be goal oriented, organized, capable of prioritizing and
working on multiple projects, and able to execute to timelines that
meet company goals.
Requires working well in a cross functional team environment,
both independently as well as be willing to help others.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are
Must have a track record of innovation and scientific rigor,
strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills, and ability to
contribute constructively to discussions.
If interested, please apply directly to this job posting. No
calls please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact
you confidentially or reply to your email.
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