Scientist/Sr. Scientist Immuno-Oncology 

SystImmune  Redmond, Washington, United States (On-site) 

This role is in the preclinical research and development group. The ideal candidate is a highly energetic and motivated scientist with experience in the discovery and development of protein therapeutics. The position requires a strong background in immunology and immuno-oncology fields, as well as hands-on experience with major biotechnology platforms. 

Responsibilities 

  • Establish and apply in vitro, in vivo, and ex vivo models to identify and characterize novel antibody therapeutics 

  • Evaluate novel pathways and mechanisms for immunological therapeutic intervention and formulate strategies for bispecific and combination approaches 

  • Work as part of a highly collaborative interdisciplinary team 

  • Prepare written reports to specification and oral presentations on research projects 

  • Prepare documents for submission to domestic and international regulatory agencies 

  • Lead immuno-oncology preclinical projects 

Qualifications 

  • PhD in immunology, cancer biology or related field with 2-5+ years of relevant academic and/or pharmaceutical or biotech experience 

  • Background in fluorescence microscopy-based T cell synapse research or alternatively experience with innate effector cells function and hands-on experience with automated HCS platforms is desirable 

  • Expertise in discovery and development of protein therapeutics and mammalian cell culture 

  • Research experience in developing bispecific antibodies is preferred 

  • Possess the right attitude (agile, curious, positive, open-minded, “can-do” mindset), and have the ability and strong desire to “make things happen” 

  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills 

Work Environment 

  • Bench top work in a BSL-2 laboratory environment, including potential exposure to biohazards 

  • Adherence to Health and Safety standards when working with temperature-controlled systems, including liquid and vapor phase liquid nitrogen 

Physical Demands 

  • Occasional lifting to 30 pounds 

  • Requires repetitive multi-channel pipetting, single channel pipetting, and computer data entry 

  • Fine motor movements in fingers/hands to operate computers and other office and lab equipment, repetitive motion with lab equipment 

  • Stooping, bending, crouching, reaching, or climbing ladders 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work 

  • May need to work outside of standard working hours at times 

  • This role is currently working onsite and is expected to work onsite for working hours, with flexibility to work start time. The work location for this role is in Redmond, WA.. 

Travel 

  • Attendance and participation in national and international conferences encouraged 

SystImmune is a stable, well-funded biotech company with a bright future. We offer an opportunity for you to learn and grow while making significant contributions to the company’s success. SystImmune offers a comprehensive benefits package including; 100% paid employee premiums for medical/dental/vision, also STD, LTD, a 401(k) plan with a 50% company match of up to 3% and a vesting schedule of only 5 years, 15 PTO days per year, sick leave, plus 10 paid holidays and MORE. 

SystImmune is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter to [email protected] 

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