Xencor is an innovative, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company located in Pasadena, California. We use our pioneering XmAb® technology to discover and develop better biotherapeutics, antibodies and cytokines with improved function, with the goal of improving patient outcomes and quality of life. We have an excellent opportunity for a Scientist 2 to join our Protein Chemistry team focusing on protein purification and characterization.
We are seeking a PhD level scientist to join our Protein Chemistry team within the Protein Science and Technology department. This department is a significant contributor in research and innovation and supports the development of our antibody and cytokine therapies. This open position is an exciting opportunity to impact the next wave of drug development candidates to enter our pipeline. The ideal candidate has expertise and extensive hands-on experience in protein production from various mammalian expression systems using affinity and traditional chromatography, as well as technical expertise in multiple analytical tools to characterize the molecules. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, able to work in a fast-paced matrixed environment. She/he will collaborate closely with the Protein Engineering, Antibody Discovery, Molecular Biology and Bioanalytical and Biophysical Characterization teams to advance therapeutic molecules in research and development portfolios. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of technical proficiency, scientific creativity, and ability to work effectively with other talented scientists.
Additional Job Qualifications
Occasional travel may be required, including travel between Xencor’s Monrovia and San Diego offices. Work for this position is generally performed at Xencor’s worksite and requires full-time commitment.
Expected Base Salary Range: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00
The actual salary will be based on the selected candidate’s qualifications, including skills, competencies, education and experience. Xencor offers a competitive total rewards package including 401k match, healthcare coverage, ESPP and a broad range of other benefits. In addition, this position will be eligible for an annual bonus and equity grant. For more information, please see https://xencor.com/careers/.
As a condition of employment, Xencor requires all employees to have received a CDC authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen and at least one booster dose. New employees will be required to provide proof that at least two weeks have passed since their booster dose as of their start date unless an exemption or accommodation has been requested and approved.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement
The Company will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please contact [email protected]
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement
The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
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