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Amar Annamalai
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Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow – Antibody engineering/Immuno-oncology (#79000) : La Jolla/San Diego, CA, United States

WHO WE ARE
The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) is a not-for profit research institute located in La Jolla, California. Calibr is focused on innovative early stage translational research in collaboration with academic partners in the areas of regenerative medicine, cancer biology, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, immunology and infectious disease.
THE POSITION
The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) is seeking talented Post-Doctoral Fellow candidates in the areas of cancer immunotherapy to join a dynamic, interdisciplinary team of scientists focused on early stage translational research. Postdoctoral fellows will work as part of a team of scientists to develop protein and cellular therapies that represent novel therapeutic approaches to unmet medical needs. Research activities include molecular and cellular biology, assay development, and organismal studies of the effects of novel compounds. Elucidation of biologically relevant targets/mechanisms of action and translation of therapeutics toward pre-clinical candidacy is within the scope of work. Postdoctoral fellows will publish their findings in high impact, peer-reviewed journals and be co-inventors on patents related to their work.
Candidates for the position must have a PhD and extensive research experience immunology, cancer immunology, protein/antibody engineering, cell-based therapy, gene therapy, or related setting; experience specifically in bispecific antibody, CAR-T cell, or ADC therapies is preferred; previous postdoctoral experience is acceptable but not required. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills in English, and a strong work ethic.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• PhD in biology, chemical biology, biochemistry, physiology, immunology or related area.
• Strong bench skills and a proven track record of publication in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals
• Excellent ability to research, design, and refine project designs and maintain detailed documentation
• Highly motivated, creative, and devoted to project goals
• Able to collaborate proficiently and communicate effectively with colleagues and management teams
• Able to contribute in a meaningful way to scientific discourse
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.
Calibr is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals are encouraged to apply at careers@calibr.org. Please refer to job #79000 in the email subject line. …