R&D SPECIALIST (ANTIBODIES)

Wrocław, Poland

We offer a position in the antibody discovery group at Pure Biologics. 

In the group we use and develop state of the art technologies to generate new antibodies. We operate as a highly collaborative and goal-oriented unit. The group currently consists of 12 members divided into small operating teams. As a member of us, you will join the ongoing projects in the fields of immuno-oncology and therapeutic apheresis. You will become a part of new project teams and you will contribute to shaping the future of whole R&D department as well. 

As a scientist in our team you will be proposing and performing experiments required to progress the projects.

Your responsibilities:

  • work on the discovery of new antibodies using phage display technology;
  • analyse sequences of the identified hits with bioinformatic tools (sequencing quality evaluation, multi-sequence alignments, analysis of NGS, Illumina&PacBio data);
  • develop and validate new assays to extend the Pure Biologics technology platform;
  • run assays to support the antibody discovery and early validation programs at Pure Biologics; ELISA, cell-based binding assays, flow cytometry, plate-based functional assays;
  • analyse your own data and keep detailed record of all scientific experiments in electronic lab-book (in English);
  • regularly communicate your experimental progress to the coordinator of your research team and to the co-operating teams during meetings;
  • manage multiple tasks with overlapping deadlines simultaneously;
  • maintain databanks and storage of samples and reagents, including the collection of antibodies;
  • participate in laboratory- and instruments upkeeping.

Your profile:

  • MSc or PhD in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biology or equivalent;
  • at least 4 years of work experience in a wet lab after MSc graduation;
  • hands-on experience with generation of antibodies and display technology is highly appreciated;
  • experience with end-point plate-based cellular and/or protein-binding assays is required;
  • basic knowledge and experience in microbiology, molecular biology, and with mammalian cell culture is required;
  • experience with basic assays in flow cytometry such as antigen staining, viability evaluation;
  • hands-on experience in NGS, Illumina, and PacBio is very valued;
  • collaborative, self-motivated, team-oriented individual;
  • ability to work in a collaborative, team environment where accuracy is essential;
  • excellent communication skills, presenting ideas and results, problem solving and supporting others in their work;
  • comfortable documenting and communicating research results in English.

On our part, we offer:

  • A full-time job at a rapidly growing biotech, publicly traded at Warsaw Stock Exchange;
  • The possibility of increasing the scope of responsibility and learning new things and expanding career prospects;
  • Independence in action and space to implement your ideas – we highly value proactivity combined with an appropriate dose of common sense;
  • Working in a team of ambitious people who are not afraid to think differently and create bold innovations;
  • Free English or Polish lessons (for foreigners);
  • Co-financing for: private medical care, life insurance, and gym membership;
  • As we promote a healthy lifestyle, we also provide cinema tickets for employees commuting by bicycle and fruit day every Tuesday.

If you are interested in our job offer, please send you application comprising CV and a cover letter in English.

Apply for this position  and join our team!

Please send your application - CV and cover letter (for research positions, please specify the laboratory techniques in which you have experience).
We will invite selected candidates for an interview.

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