Associate Director - Protein Sciences

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences
  3. United States
Emeryville, USA
Posting date: 12 Mar 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Director of Protein Sciences for a leading biotechnology company located in Emeryville, CA. As the Associate Director of Protein Sciences, you will be an individual contributor and will lead a small team of scientists.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the discovery and characterization of novel antibody therapeutics.
  • Work closely with the Antibody Expression and Purification team and will report into the Senior Director of Protein Sciences.

Skills and Requirements:

  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Structural Biology, or related discipline with 10+ years post-PhD experience, including industry experience
  • Strong background in molecular biology, with extensive experience in display systems and protein engineering
  • Demonstrated experience in discovery and optimization of biologics, including bi- and multi-specific antibodies
  • Experience with optical biosensor methods, such as BLI (i.e., Octet) and SPR (i.e., Biacore) is desired
  • Experience managing and developing teams
  • Self-motivated individual with good record keeping and good written and verbal communication skills

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, small start-up company environment.
  • Self-disciplined and able to function independently as well as part of a team
  • Strategic agility, strong critical and logical thinking with ability to analyze problems
  • Strong ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in an evolving environment

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Sofia Amark at (+1) 646-367-2764 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

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