Principal Scientist, Antibody Development

HireMinds has partnered with a global leader in the diagnostics industry and is looking for your expertise in antibody development to push their programs forward and help further develop their already robust portfolio.

The Principal Scientist will work with product management and our customers to design and develop antibodies, reagents, and related products while guiding the technology road map.

This role blends scientific expertise and experience with client-facing interaction and support, and the successful candidate has both a background in antibody development as well as excellent people skills. 

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the design and development of high-performance antibodies and antibody reagents to support and push forward the technology road map
  • Develop immunization strategies for said products

  • Support a multidisciplinary, high-performing team of scientists, product managers, and research associates in achieving development goals

  • Interface with internal technical teams as well as clients to provide insight and direction to project strategies

  • Serve as antibody technical expert internally & externally

  • Support production in the development of methods that help to increase the efficiency of the processes and support the development of new processes in production

Requirements:

  • PhD in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry

  • Industry experience leading an R&D function

  • Track record in the discovery, development, purification, and production of antibody products following different routes (e.g. Hybridoma, Recombinant Antibodies)

  • Experience in assay development (immunological)

  • Experience in design of antigen and immunization procedures for complex and difficult targets