Director of Immunology

Up to US$230000 per annum + Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Newark, USA
Posting date: 07 Aug 2023

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Proclinical is seeking a Director of Immunology for a cutting-edge biotech company located in Newark, CA.

Must be eligible to work in the US.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads the biology portions of our Immunology and Inflammation-based projects towards clinical candidate selection. This includes the development and support of cell-based discovery screening, plate-based reporter, and ELISA assays, as well as flow cytometry
  • Project leadership. Collaborate closely with chemistry, biology, and DMPK, pharmacology groups to drive discovery and lead optimization and pre-clinical characterization of multiple candidates across a different immunology discovery program for clinical candidate selection
  • Responsible for discovery through candidate selection and support of resulting clinical filings ensuring a smooth transition from research to development
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize, and communicate scientific data from the different biology workstreams to the project team
  • Lead and/or assist in writing and revising technical documents including testing protocols and data reports
  • Support data analysis and reporting per needs of the project(s) and maintain contemporaneous database updates
  • Ensure practices and processes of research efforts are up-to-date and meet industry standards
  • Responsible to keep abreast of competitive landscape based upon project target and indication(s) in development

Skills and Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Immunology, Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or related fields, and 8+ years of therapeutic industrial research experience
  • Experience with project leadership and leading drug discovery programs
  • Experience with early-phase drug discovery and development with a solid understanding of the immune/inflammation area covering both in vitro and in vivo approaches
  • Demonstrated expertise and a track record of success in advancing discovery programs from target validation through lead optimization and clinical candidate selection
  • Proficiency in the following techniques: screening assays, maintaining cells lines, cell-based assays, flow cytometry, and ELISA

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

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