• Anywhere

Website Initium Therapeutics

Initium Therapeutics is focused on developing novel therapies for cancer, autoimmune diseases, and fibrosis.

Job Title

Research Associate / Associate Scientist

Job description

As a Research Associate or Scientist- you will join an ambitious and productive team, dedicated to therapeutic antibody discovery. We are seeking an outstanding individual to support the discovery and characterization of antibodies to enable lead selection for multiple therapeutic programs. The successful candidate will work on unique hybridoma/single B cell platforms to discover novel antibodies and work across functional teams to establish and execute biophysical assays to support antibody characterization. The person in this role will have the opportunity to learn various aspects of biotherapeutic drug development in a fast-paced matrixed environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Learn to design and execute hybridoma generation and single B cell cloning for novel antibody discovery
  • Characterize the binding properties of antibodies by ELISA, flow cytometry, and Octet
  • Perform stability and pre-formulation studies on antibodies to assess their “druglike” qualities
  • Maintain detailed records of experimental protocols and data in laboratory notebooks in accordance with company policy
  • Work with functional group and project teams to manage and prioritize antibody characterization experiments
  • Analyze, interpret, and report experimental results to the relevant functional and project teams

Position Requirements

  • BS/MS in molecular biology, biochemistry, Immunology or related field work
    experience
  • Strong work ethic and high-level of motivation required
  • Ability to function in a timeline-driven, dynamic environment and adapt to new techniques and protocols required
  • Preferred: Experience characterizing antibodies by Octet, ELISA, and HPLC; maintain detailed records of experimental protocols and data in laboratory notebooks in accordance with company policy; Analyze, interpret, and report experimental results to the relevant functional and project teams

To apply for this job email your details to daeyeon.hwang@initiumbio.com

Research Associate – Antibody Discovery