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Senior Scientist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Ph.D. in Immunology, Molecular Biology, or related life science with 5+ years of work experience in immunology, T cell biology, and functional immunoassay, and/or 2+ years of TCR-specific research experience
  • Previous experience in T-regulatory cells is highly desirable
  • Previous experience with phage displays, and affinity maturation are highly desirable
  • Knowledge in autoimmune diseases is highly desirable
  • Track record of scientific productivity
  • Excellent attention to detail with proven communication and problem-solving skills
  • Established track record of developing and/or leading cross-functional program teams and supporting senior management, excellent interpersonal skills, and high EQ
  • Ability to prepare high-quality reports and presentations and participate in scientific and business meetings and discussions
  • Superior time- and project-management skills; commitment to anticipating and meeting deadlines with a sense of urgency
  • Staff may have to periodically spend extended periods of time standing/sitting within the lab while executing repetitive work, which also includes:
  • Lift <20 pounds regularly
  • Lift >20 pounds occasionally
  • Lift/move large freezers and fridges with the assistance of dollies and carts
  • Occasionally spend <5 minutes in walk-in -20°C freezer, wearing insulated coat
  • Designs, implements, execute, and oversee scientific research projects
  • Independently reviews, analyzes, interprets, and presents scientific data and results
  • Build a strong rapport with scientists and leader across Adaptive in South San Francisco and Seattle
  • Considers challenges to be opportunities; makes the most of every situation
  • Innovates with creativity and boldness, works collaboratively to achieve results efficiently
  • Maintains a “can-do” attitude and gives their experience, mentorship, and guidance freely; enjoys teaching and making others around you better
  • Presents results in various meetings and to external collaborators; can distill complex concepts to their essence and tell a compelling story about experiments and data outputs
  • Optimistic and positive professional attitude
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Participates and contribute to team meetings as well as and manages execution of action items
  • Provides regular updates, documentation, and communication of project results to team members
  • Keeps current with field of expertise, including literature, patents, and technology development
  • Other duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • Equity grant
  • eligible
Adaptive Biotechnologies

501-1,000 employees

Immune-driven medicine biotech company