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Discovery Immunologist (Discovery Research)

Kelly Services
Beltsville, MD 20705
**Discovery Immunologist** - Discovery Research

Direct Hire/Salaried

Beltsville, MD

**Job Description**

Kelly Science is supporting our biopharmaceutical client focused on the discovery and development of novel immunomedicines for the treatment of cancer and other immune-related diseases. We are seeking highly motivated scientists with a strong background in both Immunology and Biochemistry to join our team. The Discovery Department employs multiple function-based, high-throughput screening approaches to identify proteins with novel immune function in cancer and other diseases for the development of novel, first-in-class immunotherapies. A Discovery Immunologist in this position will utilize methodologies to validate binding and function of novel cell membrane protein-protein (receptor-ligand) interactions. The candidate will play a key role in defining the mechanism of action of novel immunomodulatory proteins, and validating candidate therapeutic agents. The selected candidate will work in a highly dynamic, proactive, multidisciplinary environment with the goal of rapidly moving novel biological Immunomedicines to the clinic.


+ Independently design workplans and perform laboratory experiments.

+ Develop and perform techniques to validate protein-protein binding interactions.

+ Develop and perform immune-based assays to validate functional protein-protein interactions.

+ Coordinate and prioritize tasks across multiple projects.

+ Communicate scientific results and conclusions in written reports and oral presentations.

+ Manage external collaborations with CROs and academic partners.

**Education and Experience**

+ PhD in Immunology or Biochemistry or related field with significant experience in relation to the responsibilities and qualifications listed in this description.

+ Minimum 2+ years industry experience.


+ Extensive experience and expertise in immunology research.

+ Expertise in human primary immune cell immune-based functional assays.

+ Skilled in tumor cell line culture and generation of overexpressing, KO and KD cell lines.

+ Significant experience in multi-color flow cytometry (FACS).

+ Demonstrated experience in protein-protein interaction studies.

+ Cell signaling experience is preferred.

+ Excellent project management, organizational and multi-tasking skills.

+ Publication record demonstrative of position responsibilities and qualifications.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12

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