Associate Director / Director, Translational Medicine

Menlo Park, California, United States
Sep 12, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Adicet Bio, Inc. is a biotechnology company discovering and developing allogeneic gamma delta T cell therapies for cancer and other diseases. Adicet is advancing a pipeline of "off-the-shelf" gamma delta T cells, engineered with chimeric antigen receptors and T cell receptor-like antibodies to enhance selective tumor targeting, facilitate innate and adaptive anti-tumor immune response, and improve persistence for durable activity in patients. For more information, please visit our website at

Associate Director / Director, Translational Medicine

Adicet Bio is seeking an Associate Director/Director of Translational Medicine to contribute to the successful translation of γδ T cell-based products from Discovery Research to Clinical Development. The individual will define and implement preclinical and clinical translational and biomarker strategies for product candidates entering clinical development and execute these strategies in first-in-human clinical trials.

  • Manages translational and biomarker strategies to progress Adicet Bio's programs efficiently to the clinic
  • Procures and manages vendors to implement biomarker assay development and to perform biomarker analysis
  • Manages the development of clinical companion diagnostic tests
  • Understands project timelines and deliverables, and plans/coordinates project work accordingly with departmental, functional, and other stakeholders
  • Prepares and reviews translational medicine sections of IBs, INDs, abstracts, manuscripts, and technical reports
  • Contributes to scientific and strategy discussions to advance and enhance Adicet Bio's platform and product candidates
  • Closely mentors junior scientists to further develop talent within the group

  • PhD scientist with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required, preferably in biotechnology or pharmaceutical sectors
  • Strong background in cellular immunology and immuno-oncology, with an understanding of the tumor microenvironment of solid tumors, is required
  • Experience in in-depth characterization of T/NK cells and/or CAR T/NK cell products is preferred
  • Experience in developing clinical companion diagnostic tests is highly desirable
  • Strong team player with the ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Translational research experience is preferred


Adicet Bio offers both comprehensive benefits and Paid Time (PTO) plans for employees, which begin on the first day of employment, as well as the opportunity to work in a growing, dynamic environment.

Adicet Bio is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.