Scientist, Immunology

Location
South San Francisco, CA
Posted
Jun 13, 2021
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

At DiCE Molecules, we design and develop innovative therapies in immunology for patients with debilitating disease. Seeking to create a future where convenient oral medicines with biologic-like efficacy are available to patients with serious medical conditions, we are developing oral alternatives to medicines currently limited to injectable forms.

Essential Functions:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Immunology Scientist to make critical contributions to our growing immunology pipeline. In our fast-paced startup environment, the successful candidate will:

·      Develop and execute a variety of in vitro and in vivo assays in support of our small molecule efforts in a variety of immunology indications

·      Collaborate with consultants and contractors to design and execute in vivo studies in order to determine the pharmacodynamic effects and efficacy of our candidate molecules

·      Make strong intellectual contributions to target identification and selection efforts for future projects and interact productively with a variety of colleagues from different disciplines

 

Preferred Experience and Education:

The successful hire is an immunologist who:

·      Either has a Ph.D. with 0-4 years of relevant experience, or a Master’s Degree with 4-8 years of relevant experience, and a documented record of achievements in the form of publications and/or patents

·      Possesses strong experimental skills and a desire to perform lab work, which is absolutely required and is proficient in primary cell isolation and culture, ELISA, Luminex, and FACS

·      Is a skilled assay developer and troubleshooter who can independently design experiments, identify and solve problems, and deliver high-quality assay data

 

Preferred Additional Skills:

·      Experience with in vivo assay systems is strongly desired, as the candidate will oversee contractor work and may directly execute in vivo studies in the future

·      Must be a quick thinker who can readily adjust to rapidly changing priorities and challenges

·      Ability to work independently and in a cross-functional team environment

·      Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing/presenting

·      Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

·      Current US work authorization required

·      Ability to travel as needed

 

DISCLAIMER

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.