Principal/AD, Biologics

Salary Base salary range: 135k-165k CAD
Employment type Permanent

Job description

Salary Range CAD$ 135K - $165K

Job Summary An oncology biotech company in Vancouver, BC is seeking a highly motivated and skilled leader in antibody discovery with a proven track record of antibody campaigns. This position will provide an exciting and dynamic opportunity to positively contribute to and lead research programs and teams developing next-generation targeted radiopharmaceutical therapies.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Scientific lead for therapeutic antibody discovery programs
  • Direct antibody program workflow, from discovery campaign initiation to lead candidate selection,
  • Contribute to project management - planning and resourcing
  • Supervise and train bench scientists, support with experimental design, data analysis and prioritization of work
  • Participate in target selection and contribute to campaign design
  • Contribute intellectually to platform innovation
  • Prepare and present data presentations and reports
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams and liaise with CROs to efficiently and successfully deliver programs
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and embraces the ideas of others

Qualifications, Education & Experience

  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry, or related field, with minimum 5 years experience in a biotechor pharmaceutical industry setting
  • Industry experience leading antibody discovery campaigns and characterization is essential
  • Experience supervising bench scientists is essential

Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge and experience with therapeutic antibody discovery, engineering and optimization
  • Experience with numerous targets and antibody discovery platforms
  • Experience with high-throughput characterization of antibodies from flow cytometry and affinity measurement to developability assays, and analyzing data to aid lead candidate selection
  • Strong project management skills, including planning and scheduling scientific programs, and coordinating teams to achieve critical milestones
  • Experience with Benchling, Spotfire a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent critical thinking and analysis skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills