Senior Scientist - Process Development

Senior Scientist

Process Development - San Diego, CA

We seek a highly talented and motivated Senior Scientist to drive Adcentrx Therapeutics ground-breaking efforts in cancer biotherapeutics drug development. The candidate will join a new development team in San Diego, with the goal of developing novel targeted therapeutics that can make a difference in the life of cancer patients.

The Senior Scientist will report to the Head of Development and will work closed with members of the development team, as well as the research team. The candidate will be part of a cross-functional team in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment working closely on a shared mission. The Senior Scientist has the opportunity to be mentored and grow over time into a recognized leader in bio-oncology drug development.

Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for developing processes for the manufacture of biologic, small molecule, and conjugate therapeutics.  In this role they will working as part of a multi-disciplinary team including organic chemists, chemical engineers, analytical chemists and biologists.  They will be responsible for process development, tech transfer, manufacturing support for clinical candidates.  They will be the key contact with regulatory agencies, manufacturing sites and external partners.

Qualifications:

  • BS (10+ years), MS (6+ years), or PhD (2+ years) in chemistry, chemical engineering, or other relevant disciplines
  • Hands on experience in protein purification, organic synthesis, or protein conjugation
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Understand and adhere to safety, quality and cGMP standards
  • Experience working in a cGMP environment
  • Experience leading technical projects
  • Experience managing and developing junior scientist is preferable

Adcentrx Therapeutics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, 401(k), company paid holidays, and stock options.

Adcentrx Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. 

To learn more, visit us at http://www.adcentrx.com