SCIENTIST / SENIOR SCIENTIST -

PROTEIN BIOPHYSICS AND INNOVATION (#126)

Summary

Invenra is seeking an enthusiastic Scientist with a strong background in protein biochemistry assay development. This individual will focus on developing cutting-edge BLI and LSA workflows to expand and revolutionize Invenra’s current drug discovery pipeline. As part of the Innovation group, the successful applicant will work in a team to improve the efficiency or quality of immune-oncology drug discovery. Details of the job include managing and developing protocols on BLI and LSA instruments, protein binding experiments, high-throughput drug screening, and optimizing project-specific screening funnels. The position requires excellent understanding of protein biochemistry, scientific and problem-solving skills, detailed and well-organized, technological savvy, and the ability to try new things.

Ideal candidates are currently employed or have been employed in similar types of positions and want to join a R&D group in a rapidly growing biotechnology company. Candidates must bring intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the founding team: the highest standard of integrity, a tremendous work ethic, and a passion to succeed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in label-free protein binding studies, e.g. BLI, SPR, and/or LSA.

  • Experience with microfluidics, emulsions, and/or high-throughput systems and equipment a plus

  • Detail oriented and well-organized.

  • Able to design well-controlled experiments

  • Comfortable exploring new ideas and constantly looking to improve

  • Strong team player with good communication skills

  • Experience with protein expression and purification techniques is a plus

  • General knowledge of immunology and antibody structure-function relationship is a plus

Education

The successful candidate will have at least a MS in related field: biochemistry, biophysics, molecular and cell biology, immunology, etc with 1 or more years of industrial or academic experience.

Invenra

Invenra is a rapidly growing biotechnology company focused on developing novel technologies for multi-specific antibody drug discovery. Using Invenra’s proprietary B-BODY™, SNIPER™ and CLUSTR™ technologies, we have created a robust pipeline of next-generation multi-specific antibodies to address unmet therapeutic needs in immuno-oncology and autoimmunity.

The position comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health and dental benefits, 401k match, stock option grants, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and paid company holidays. At Invenra, we believe in maintaining the highest ethical standards and ensuring that all employees have a good work-life balance.

Resumes should be sent to hr@invenra.com