Director / Group Leader - Antibody Discovery/1611AD12 - Belmont, CA | Biospace
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Director / Group Leader - Antibody Discovery/1611AD12


Belmont, CA
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Job Description

LakePharma is continually seeking talented individuals to join our rapidly growing company. In addition to career growth and personal development, LakePharma offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

•   Direct Compensation: Base Pay, Bonus
LakePharma offers both competitive base pay and several forms of incentive compensation. Linking pay to company and individual performance is essential to LakePharma's continued success. Our Total Package reward program allows you to see your compensation increase when you and the company perform well.
•   Retirement Benefit: 401(k)
The 401(k) plan includes a matching contribution of a portion of your contribution. Unlike many plans, where matching contributions vest over several years, LakePharma’s matching contributions vest immediately.
•   Health Insurance Benefits
All regular employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible to participate in our health insurance program. Coverage begins on the 1st of the month following your hire date.
•   Time Off
Regular full-time employees receive 8 company-paid holidays and 15 days of PTO each year.

We are currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated Director / Group Leader with hands-on experience in antibody discovery to join our collaborative antibody discovery team. Functional responsibilities will include antibody lead generation to support client biologics programs using immunization-based technologies across multiple therapeutic areas.

Successful candidates must have solid hands-on experience with designing and executing antibody discovery projects.  Previous experience with multiple immunization strategies and antibody discovery platforms is required.

The ideal candidate would also have prior experience leading antibody discovery projects, will be a hands-on manager of direct reports and may need to work at the bench as needed. The candidate is expected to be up-to-date on advanced technologies for antibody discovery and actively apply new concepts as appropriate to continuously improve functional area capabilities.


• Expertise in antibody discovery, such as hybridoma generation or B-cell cloning in a drug discovery setting
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills
• Previous experience managing direct reports with a proven track record of developing careers
• PhD with a minimum of 6 years of related experience or a BS/MS with a minimum of 10 years of related experience in cell biology, immunology, biochemistry or a related discipline of relevant experience in antibody discovery

To apply for this position make sure to email cover letter and resume