Agenus

  • Scientific Entry-Level Position in Biotech R&D (incl. internal training program)

    Job Locations UK-Cambridge
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/27/2018 7:44 AM)
    ID
    2018-1397
    Category
    Research
  • Overview

    Agenus is a pioneer in the emerging field of Immuno-Oncology. For two decades, Agenus has been creating and advancing patient-specific anticancer vaccines in the effort to harness the power of the immune system to control or eradicate cancer. We now have a portfolio of innovative approaches that include checkpoint modulators, personalized anticancer vaccines and powerful adjuvants. We are dedicated Scientists, Researchers, Biotechnologists, Physicians, and Businesspeople working together toward one goal: minimize the burden of cancers and infections by helping the body heal itself through the power of science.

     

    The work we do at Agenus is cutting edge and deeply motivating. We believe passionately in our technology, in our pipeline, and in our responsibility to deliver on the promise of immunology to treat cancer and infectious disease. Our environment fosters innovation and leadership at every level. We encourage people to think and dream big. We provide the opportunity to apply your many talents and develop your career in creative and sometimes unconventional ways. If you’re looking for an inspired environment, passionate colleagues, and a culture that nurtures learning, innovation and team success, we invite you to join us.

     

     

    We have two exciting opportunities for two young graduates to join our expanding Cambridge Research site at an industry entry level for a 12 month period. 

    As a Team Member you will be trained and exposed to advancing and innovative technologies in support of the generation of therapeutic biologics in the Immuno-Oncology field.

    You will join a young and dynamic working environment that offers exciting challenges and rewards. You will receive extensive hands-on training.

    Responsibilities

    You will have the opportunity to work in the following areas:

    • Display Technology
    • Protein Biochemistry
    • Molecular Biology
    • Assay Development

     

    First projects include:

    • New platform technologies
    • Applying display technology to identify next leads
    • Tissue culture of human cell lines
    • Developability assessment of lead candidates

     

    On the job training will be provided by experts in the field.

     

    Qualifications

    • Masters in Life Sciences
    • Wet lab experience required
    • Experienced in at least one relevant area (Display Technology, Protein Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Assay Development)
    • Team player with excellent communication skills. Eager to take responsibility and research solutions independently

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