27 days old

Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology

Kelly Services
Seattle, WA 98194
**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.


We are seeking a Principal Scientist, Discovery Biology to join the Discovery Biology team with one of our clients, a Seattle-based biopharmaceutical company. The successful candidate will be a skilled immunologist/cell biologist and provide leadership and oversight in the execution of studies that directly contribute to the discovery, validation, and development of Silverbacks portfolio of therapeutics. The position requires broad knowledge and hands-on experience of in vitro assays for oncology and/or autoimmune diseases. A strong track record of previous scientific contributions resulting in program progression and demonstrated ability in successfully managing others is required.


+ Provide scientific leadership and execution for one or more discovery programs including developing strategies for target identification and extension of preclinical proof-of-concept and lead selection.

+ Design, oversee, and execute experimental plans for human and mouse in vitro assays that progress the project forward.

+ Collaborate and contribute to multidisciplinary teams in the progression of discovery candidates.

+ Represent the company/program teams at scientific conferences and in internal meetings with senior management.

+ Contribute to regulatory documents and associated materials.

+ Manage and mentor scientists for scientific development within the team.


+ Ph.D. in immunology, cell biology or a related field and a minimum of 10+ years progressive experience in drug discovery in the therapeutic areas of immunology and/or inflammatory diseases in a biotechnology setting.

+ Demonstrate a track record in advancing a project or program from concept to the next scientific milestone.

+ Broad conceptual experience in the design of human and mouse in vitro assays for the development of immune-modulating therapeutics.

+ Experience in supervising others, leading scientific teams and working in a matrix environment.

+ Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced, and collaborative environment.

+ Ability to analyze, interpret, and present data in clear manner (orally and in writing).

+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal


**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: 2021-09-24 Expires: 2021-10-25

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