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Junior Scientist in Antibody Discovery and Engineering

Antibody Engineering and Discovery | South San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Junior Scientist in Antibody Discovery and Engineering

At Distributed Bio, our mission is to define a new paradigm in revolutionary bioengineered medicines for the biotechnology industry. In monoclonal therapeutics, our integration of computational immunology, bioengineering and robotics has enabled us to create a pipeline of molecules with unprecedented biophysical properties, while also supporting all of our partners with developable antibodies against any drug target of interest.

Our ability to discover antibodies against challenging pMHC, pathogen toxin, GPCR and Ion Channel targets, as well as a novel high-throughput discovery of CAR-T, has resulted in the growth of our antibody discovery business. We are looking for a Scientist Antibody Engineer who will contribute to the discovery and engineering of novel antibodies across our project portfolio.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Candidate will be supporting the antibody discovery group

• Will participate in executing antibody discovery campaigns including phage display and yeast display approaches

• Will participate in the generation of libraries for antibody engineering projects ranging from affinity maturation and humanization to dual-specific antibodies

• Record experiments and results, including analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data to the rest of the company

• Work collaboratively on timeline-driven projects


• Requirements for this position include an BS with 2+ years of relevant hands-on experience (preferably in industry) in biochemistry, molecular biology, protein engineering or related field

• Experience with antibody phage display is a plus

• Experience in molecular biology techniques is desired

• Experience in Protein engineering techniques, including, protein expression and purification, protein interaction characterization is a plus

• Detail-oriented, strong skills in organization, time management, communication and teamwork are essential.

• Self-starter and ability to multitask

• Good oral and written communication skills

• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, GraphPad Prism