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Scientist/Senior Scientist, Immunology

Full-Time, San Francisco
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Foundery Innovations, Inc. is a San Francisco-based biotechnology studio; a novel scientist-driven enterprise accelerating early-stage R&D. We aimto develop transformative immunotherapies and mint next-generationi mmunotherapy companies to treat high unmet need diseases caused bydysfunctional immunological responses. We are led by an academic-oriented leadership team with a combined 50+ years of storied success in drug discovery and development and we are excited to help mold the next generation of drug developers.

We value scientifically curious minds and are galvanized by untapped biological discoveries. Our employees are highly skilled in several scientific areas,including immunology, protein sciences, antibody sciences (generation,characterization, and engineering), bioanalytics, bioinformatics, assay development, and biomarker development. Our interactive teams are forged by diversity, inclusion and participation.Together,we aim to re-imagine and re-establish discovery as the basis for the next generation of immunotherapies.

Job Description

Our immunology research team is seeking an experienced, diligent, and motivated Scientist/Senior Scientist to join our growing team. A successful candidate will perform target validation work for multiple pipeline programs. The candidate will also be responsible for screening and characterizing novel, antibody-based immunotherapies and will be able to lead teams. A successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn about multiple aspects of drug development and will be encouraged and provided with the necessary resources to achieve company and professional goals. As an early cross-functional member of our team, a successful candidate will play a foundational role in our success.

Responsibilities

  • Hands-on laboratory bench work (~75%) as well as managing collaboration research activities with external partners
  • Design and execute in-vitro, ex-vivo, and in-vivo studies to validate target concepts and develop therapeutics
  • Manage timelines and deliverables in alignment with company timelines and goals
  • Develop and implement novel assays or techniques to enable interrogation of target biology in the pathophysiology of the human immune system
  • Evaluate and validate novel targets and therapeutic concepts
  • Contribute to scientific reports, manuscripts, share results and skills with team, and present data to management and external advisers
  • Positive interpersonal skills with the ability to interact efficiently with individuals from a variety of functional levels

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • PhD in Immunology, Biochemistry, or  a related discipline and 1 to 5 years of postdoctoral research experience and/or industry experience
  • A deep knowledge of human  immunology, and a basic understanding of therapeutic antibody discovery
  • Expertise in autoimmunity, inflammation, or immuno-oncology model systems documented by publication in high-impact  journals
  • Expertise in standard immunology assays and techniques (e.g., high dimensional flow cytometry, single cell RNA sequencing, etc.)
  • Attention to detail, strong documentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively (both written     and verbal)

Desired competence and Experience

  • Capable of effectively working independently as well as in a team setting
  • Ability to think and adapt to a rapidly changing environment and demands
  • Reaching rational conclusions through processing of complex information
  • Promoting innovation within teams through creative solutions
  • Effectively coordinating and executing multi-member experiments
  • Maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Being energized by accomplishments and excellence in the workplace
  • Committed to the values of integrity, accountability, transparency, and scientific excellence and     rigor
  • Experience with organoid culture or intact histoculture system is desired
  • Experience with bioinformatic tools and interpretation of omics data is a plus


Foundery provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender,sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. Foundery offers competitive compensation and benefits, including paid time off, health insurance, and profit sharing. Qualified candidates should forward their resumes to careers@founderyinnovations.com