Aragen Bioscience, Inc., a high value-added contract research organization located in the San Francisco Bay Area, is recruiting for an Antibody Discovery Scientist to play a key role in the execution of hybriodma base projects as well as the establishment and optimization of additional antibody discovery platforms.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and have extensive theoretical knowledge as well as bench level experience the identification and characterization of monoclonal antibodies using various techniques. These discovery techniques include but are not limited to hybridoma, library display (e.g. yeast, phage, etc.), and B-cell cloning/NGS methods. A strong background in antibody structure, function, molecular biology, and analytical methods (e.g. epitope binning, affinity measurements, etc.) is required. Industry experience is strongly preferred but not an absolute requirement for the position.
In addition, the successful candidate requires the ability to work in a fast placed environment, have good organizational and documentation skills and the ability to plan and simultaneously execute multiple complex antibody discovery projects. Excellent oral and written communication and scientific presentation skills enabling clear and efficient communications with internal colleagues and clients are required.
Aragen Bioscience provides a challenging work environment in which talented employees can expand their technical skills and scientific knowledge and contribute directly to the ongoing success of the organization. Having recently been acquired by GVK Biosciences, a large international bioservices company, Aragen is poised for strong growth. The Company is located in Morgan Hill, California, at the south end of the Silicon Valley.
Aragen is an equal opportunity employer. We offer excellent salary and benefits.