Associate Director, Immunology (Gene Therapy)

 HireMinds is working with a top local gene therapy partner to find an experienced Immunologist and Immunoassay developer to help progress AAV gene therapy portfolio. In this role you will be able to help devise and execute a variety of gene therapy related immunoassays. As the leader of a group of assay designers you also will contribute across internal and external gene therapy collaborations as a resident expert. If you have interest in hearing more contact the HireMinds biotech team today. 

Candidate Duties: 

• Establish a team that is collaborative across the greater organization to execute on deliverables and pressing demands
• Decipher study data and Strong communication skills required to present effectively to key stake holders on project and management teams
• Devise and lead planning of immunoassays in a variety of new and existing platforms 
• Build and maintain network of CROs to execute external immunoassays to quality standards with the ability to devise and troubleshoot CRO based assay development when required
 

Candidate Requirements: 

  • PhD in Immunology, Virology or related discipline with 10+ years industry experience MS or BS with 15+ years of technical industry experience will also be considered 
  • Minimum 5 years of people management focused in immunological assays 
  • An expertise in Immunology and up-to-date knowledge of immunological assay methods required
  • Hands on knowledge of technologies and assays including: ELISA, MSD, DELFIA-based immunoassays, Western Blot, ELISA, ELISPOT, FACS
  • Experience with animal models and cell culture as well as clinical samples or  PBMCs
  • Experience in Nab (neutralizing antibody detection) assay or ADA (binding antibody) assays related to gene/transgene therapy delivery