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Director, Antibody Engineering

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Kelly Science and Clinical** is the worlds most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.


**Overview**


We are seeking a Director, Antibody Engineering for one of our clients, a growing leader in the discovery of human antibody therapeutics in San Diego, CA. Our clients organization is dedicated to creating a healthier world through partnerships that bring better medicines to patients faster, and they recognize that success starts with hiring people who share their passion for science


**Responsibilities**


+ Lead an antibody engineering and molecular biology team of molecular biologists responsible for designing, generating and characterizing antibody-based therapeutics, including advanced modalities such as multispecifics and CARs

+ Design and execute engineering campaigns, including complex multi-specific antibody campaigns

+ Lead technology development in antibody engineering and molecular biology

+ Develop and employ complex molecular biology workflows to rapidly generate constructs from a variety of in silico and biological sources

+ Interact and collaborate with leaders and teams across antibody discovery and protein sciences on project delivery and new technology development

+ Partner with Business Development to pursue new partnerships

+ Represent the scientific goals and interests of ADS at scientific conferences, partner meetings and other events

+ Establish a network of external partners from academia and industry to strengthen capabilities and capacity

+ Develop and manage operating budget

+ Provide growth opportunities and career development support for staff. Carry out performance management/reviews for staff


**Qualifications**


+ PhD in a relevant scientific area, such as antibody or protein engineering, protein biochemistry or biotechnology, plus a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in biologics research

+ Recognized leader in antibody engineering and molecular biology as evidenced by publications, participation in international conference, membership on journal editorial boards, etc.

+ Excellent communicator and highly effective in interacting with key internal and external stakeholders

+ Ability to establish high-level strategies for new drug technologies and apply new technologies to drug discovery

+ Team player and builder, possess great coaching skills and has great organizational skills

+ High degree of integrity and professionalism

+ High functioning in an environment dedicated to exceptional quality and integrity

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Snap Gene and other programs necessary for the position

+ Experience with NGS and/or antibody display platforms preferred


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-04-20 Expires: 2022-09-08

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