Job ID: #9310

Head of Protein Engineering

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Management / Directors

 

Responsibilities of the Head of Protein Engineering:

  • Lead a team of protein/antibody engineers in effort to discovery small and large molecule therapeutics
  • Provide leadership, strategy and expertise on molecular sciences and genomics
  • Guide leadership to build a robust biotherapeutics portfolio
  • Engineer differentiated lead molecules including but not limited to antibodies, bispecifics, cytokines, and Fc proteins
  • Responsible for developing new technologies and platforms, as well as optimizing established processes
  • Assist business development functionalities
  • Contribute to patent filings and publications and present research findings to internal/external audiences

Requirements of the Head of Protein Engineering:

  • Ph.D. in life science related discipline with 10+ years experience
  • Must have strong background in antibody/protein engineering, protein biochemistry/modeling, genomics, and/or transcriptomics
  • Experience overseeing or leading projects from discovery through clinic
  • Ability to lead a multidisciplinary drug discovery team
  • Must be okay working in stealth startup enviornment

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