Senior Scientist, Immunology

San Diego, CA

Neomorph is a venture backed biotechnology company solving critical problems in human health through the discovery and development of innovative new medicines against ‘undruggable targets’. Our team is comprised of industry leading experts in protein degradation and molecular glues who have a track record of ground-breaking discoveries in the field. We are committed to leadership in advancing the science and technology of molecular glue drug discovery, while prosecuting a pipeline of projects through clinical development. Our patient-first, science-driven approach is complemented by our dedication to a supportive and collaborative work environment.

Neomorph is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has a key collaboration with the Center for Protein Degradation at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.


Responsibilities:

  • Support preclinical discovery and characterization of small molecule drugs leading to a portfolio of projects in the protein degradation space
  • Plan, implement, and manage internal and external resources for the advancement of projects
  • Communicates science and strategy effectively in a variety of internal and external settings
  • Provide immunology expertise and enable projects geared toward autoimmunity, inflammation, allergy, and immuno-oncology

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • PhD in Immunology or related field with 5+ years, MS with 8+ years or BS with 11+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong molecular and cell biology skills; experience in primary immune cell assays and flow cytometry
  • Experience in advancing drug discovery projects from target identification to clinical candidate as part of multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in supporting drug discovery teams with timely and robust data packages
  • Excellent capabilities in critical thinking and problem solving; able to independently design and efficiently execute experiments in the lab; capable of delivering high quality data in a timely manner
  • Ability to follow novel scientific or technological developments and to implement them in the laboratory

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with CRISPR based technologies and cloning to interrogate targets and biological pathways
  • Experience with immunology disease models and in vivo/ex vivo assessment of immune cell function, experience in additional disease areas is valuable
  • Capable of leading yet willing to support teams


What we offer:

 

All of our full-time associates receive:

  • Industry competitive compensation 
  • Annual bonus program
  • Ownership in Neomorph - equity in the form of stock options
  • 401K plan
  • Free Career Development coaching program through LeggUp

Work Hard, Stay Well

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans for employees and their dependents
  • Health and Dependent Care FSA and HSA Plan with monthly Neomorph contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • 10 holidays + Winter Shutdown + 3 weeks of vacation time with additional accruals after 2nd year of employment
  • Paid Parental Leave for employees with a newborn child or a child placed with them for adoption or foster care

 

Have Fun!

  • Regular happy hours/social events
  • Company-wide events like a day at the Padres, bike to work day, annual summer picnic, holiday party and bring your kids to work day

 

Lifestyle

  • 2 Volunteer days off each year to spend time contributing to causes you care about
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Access to onsite gym

 

Neomorph is committed to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.