Senior Scientist - Protein Sciences

San Diego, CA
Jun 01, 2021
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

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

The Senior Principal/Senior Scientist will report to the Head of Research and will work closely with members of the research team, as well as the development team. It is expected that the individual will shape discovery research projects, expand their technical capabilities, and build collaborations to enhance the scope and impact of the work of the team.

The candidate will be part of a cross-functional team in a highly collaborative and dynamic research environment working closely on a shared mission. The Principal/Senior Scientist has the opportunity to grow over time into a recognized leader in biotherapeutics drug development.


• Leading the scientific, strategic and operational management of the Protein Sciences group

• Exploring and implementing enabling technologies

• Engineering, producing and characterizing diverse set of proteins as well as recombinant cell lines for use in discovery of large molecule therapeutics

• Actively participating in the science through group leadership as well as hands-on lab work

• Collaborating with scientists across the organization to accomplish the research goals

• Initiating and driving collaborations with partner functions


• Minimum of 3 years experience in an industry setting

• Demonstrated record of leading a team of research associates

• Fluency in molecular biology, recombinant expression and various protein technologies including protein engineering, protein purification and analytical characterization

• Ability to collaborate, lead, influence and motivate others

• Ability to demonstrate effectiveness and growth

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.