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Scientist I
Posted on 8/12/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Candidate must have a PhD and/or MD and 1+ year of relevant industry/academic experience with focus in either immunology or infectious disease and demonstrated success in preclinical development. Some postdoctoral experience is preferred
  • Must have a broad fundamental understanding of the immune response to infectious agents and cancer
  • Technical expertise with specialized immunology assays and methods such as flow cytometry, T cell functional assays, antigen presentation assays, and other in vitro immunology systems is required. Familiarity with management and analysis of complex, multi-parameter data sets (i.e. systems biology) ideal. Familiarity with Bioinformatic Datasets would be preferred
  • Experience working with human biospecimens preferred
  • Highly productive and organized in terms of number and volume of scientific projects responsible for, involved with, and consulting on
  • Must be a creative yet critical thinker, and able to work with direction to determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and technical) and strong interpersonal skills are required
  • MD and/or PhD in immunology, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or related scientific field
  • Planning, validation, execution, and interpretation of cutting-edge immunologic experiments of considerable scope and complexity. Actively manage animal models of therapeutic activity
  • Present scientific work in peer-reviewed journals, scientific conferences, and internal meetings
  • Maintain project timelines and actively participate in team meetings
  • Keeps thorough and accurate records of activities, experimental details, and results related to assigned projects
  • Provide scientific mentorship to team members
  • Actively seeks opportunities to continuously improve
Vir Biotechnology

201-500 employees

Company Overview
Vir Biotechnology is a clinical-stage immunology company developing therapeutic products to treat and prevent serious infectious diseases.
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Employer matched 401(k)
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Childcare assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
Company Core Values
  • Why We Work: To transform the care of patients with or at risk of serious infectious diseases throughout the world
  • Who We Are: Authenticty and Humility
  • What Drives Us: Fearless curiosity grounded in data
  • How We Act: Transparency and connection
  • When We Deliver: Determination and accountability
  • If In Doubt: Do the right thing, even when it's the hard thing