Scientist / Sr. Scientist, Immunology
Bay Area, CA
Prellis Biologics employs 2-photon holography to print human tissues and organs in real time. Current applications of our platform include printing of lymph node organoids, which we are using to generate in vitro human antibody libraries, camelid antibody libraries, in vitro human immunogenicity screening, human primary tumor/lymph node co-cultures for therapeutic screening, and vaccine R&D. Prellis’ ability to print and culture healthy human tissue provides it with unique opportunities for generating and screening next generation human therapeutics.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Immunologist to make critical contributions to our growing in vitro immune system platform.
In Prellis’ fast-paced, small business environment, the successful candidate will:
Develop and execute in vitro assays in support of ex vivo immune system
Make strong intellectual contributions to in vitro immune process development and antigen/antibody biomolecular engineering
Manage antibody discovery campaigns by leading a small team of scientists
Identify and collaborate with consultants and contractors to design and execute studies to advance therapeutic candidates towards IND filing
Interact effectively with scientists, engineers, and clients from a wide variety of different disciplines
Familiarity with therapeutic development pipelines
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the sought employee. 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.
Preferred Experience and Education:
The successful hire is an immunologist who:
Has a Ph.D. in immunology or relevant field with 2-5 years of industry experience
Experience in a fast-paced environment
Candidates should be:
Able to relocate to the Bay Area as needed
Enthusiastically willing to work in lab 60-80% of the time
Deep knowledge of immunology (cells, signaling, and pathways)
Strong experimental design skills
Strong communication and data presentation skills
Primary cell isolation and culture
Fluorescence microscopy and image analysis
Familiarity with immunoglobulin sequence formats and engineering
Large dataset analysis
In vitro assay design and execution
Attention to detail
Strong communication, computer, collaboration, organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
Preferred Additional Skills:
Knowledge of cancer biology and systems immunology
Project management skills
Bioinformatic analysis of proteins and sequences
Basic skills related to writing, running and troubleshooting Python code
Molecular biology techniques
Laboratory systems development and implementation
Softwares: FlowJo, GraphPad Prism, Google Suite
Ability to work independently and in cross-functional team environment
Strong writing/presenting skills
Please send your resume to email@example.com to apply.
Prellis is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, national origin, age, and disability (so long as such disability can be reasonably accommodated) or any other status protected by applicable law. Prellis encourages all qualified applicants to apply.