Scientist I, R&D

92121, San Diego
Apr 25, 2022
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Ansun Biopharma is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Scientist to contribute to drug discovery in an exciting, creative, and fast-paced research environment. Under direct supervision, the scope of this position is responsible for assisting senior scientific staff and working independently in carrying out research assignments involving a variety of laboratory methods, equipment, and procedures. The successful candidate will play a key role in our R&D team and help to enable the discovery and development of novel antibody and cell therapy drug candidates. The position requires a high degree of reliability, independence, attention to detail, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.


  • Perform protein or antibody engineering, characterization, and cell therapy development
  • Molecular cloning, antibody discovery, protein engineering and deimmunization
  • Primary immune cell isolation, culturing, expansion, and engineering
  • Perform Flow Cytometry, ELISA, Cell culture, and in vitro cell-based assay
  • Maintain records of laboratory activities and notebooks in a professional, accurate manner


  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Science, or related discipline with 1-2 years laboratory experience in an Industry environment
  • Strong hands-on molecular biology and cell culture skills and immunology knowledge
  • Experience with techniques and approaches utilized to engineer the protein
  • Ability and enthusiasm to learn and execute new techniques
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills


  • Employee Incentive Stock Options
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Time
  • Life & Disability Insurances
  • 401(k) Retirement plan
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Ansun Biopharma is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact HR; 858-452-2631.