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Scientist/Senior Scientist/Associate Director- Single B cell & Display Nanobody/Antibody Discovery

NovaRock Biotherapeutics is a dynamic start-up company dedicated to the discovery, development, and commercialization of potentially transformative therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, autoimmune and other diseases. We offer a technologically and scientifically rigorous environment with all the fun and passion that a start-up provides, plus a competitive compensation package including excellent benefits.

 

We seek a highly motivated and energetic Scientist/Senior Scientist/Associate Director with strong scientific background and extensive hand-on experience in Single B cell cloning and Display technologies for nanobody/antibody discovery to join our antibody discovery team at the central New Jersey site.

 

Responsibilities

  • Sets up cutting edge B-cell encapsulation, single B cell cloning  and display technology platforms for antibody/nanobody discovery
  • PCR, molecular cloning, antibody expression
  • Uses Tecan or other automation platforms to screen and discover antibodies/nanobodies
  • Performs high throughput screening assays to screen antibodies/nanobodies from hybridomas, single B cell cloning and display platforms (ELISA, FACS and Imaging)
  • Tissue culture, hybridoma expanding, cloning and freezing
  • Antibody purification
  • Conducts antibody characterization (SDS PAGE, ELISA, Octet)
  • Data analysis, report writing, presentation at project meetings
  • Documentation and notebook keeping

 

Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry or related fields with strong organization and supervisory skills
  • Solid training and extensive experience in antibody development
  • Experience with antibody V gene capture and display technologies
  • Experience with FACS target B-cell sorting or selection
  • Experience in molecular biology, PCR, antibody cloning and expression
  • Experience with Octet or related technology platforms is desirable
  • Experience with antibody purification is a plus
  • Good communication skills are required
  • Be able to work independently as well as in a team setting

 

Job Type: Full-time

Contact: [email protected]

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