Scientist ll / Senior Scientist - Immunology/Platform Discovery #107
Repertoire Immune Medicines
 Cambridge, MA

Repertoire Immune Medicines is pioneering molecular immunology by enabling new understandings of immune cell biology that will redefine the definition and treatment of immunological diseases. We are leveraging novel proprietary technologies to develop first-in-class precision immune modulator therapeutics that control the immune system with pinpoint accuracy, targeting the specific drivers of disease.

Repertoire Immune Medicines offers the challenge and opportunity to work at an innovative early stage company with rapid and nimble growth, combining near stage development candidates with a sustainable pipeline for long terms success. Repertoire Immune Medicines is poised to emerge as category defining company in immunology — one that premier scientists and industry leaders feel is the ‘holy grail’ of understanding and treating immunological diseases. The company is driven to discover and fully develop novel immune modulatory therapeutics that extend and improve the lives of individuals with a broad range of serious and potentially devastating diseases.

Repertoire is looking for an accomplished, creative and independent Scientist ll /Senior Scientist, Immunology, who will be reporting to Director Immunology and joining the Platform Discovery Team, assuming a key role in driving screening strategy and execution of programs towards identifying potential therapeutic leads of Repertoire proprietary immune medicines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and validate immunological assays to interrogate T cell repertoires and measure antigen/TCR interactions in primary human cells
  • Implement methods to perform phenotypic characterization of T cell repertoire
  • Work as a key member of cross-functional Platform Discovery team
  • Maintain and implement good laboratory practices, including accurate laboratory notebook systems, instrument and reagent validation, and personnel safety precautions

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in immunology
  • 2 plus years post graduate experience in biotech/pharma industry or academia
  • Extensive experience working with human primary T cells is a must
  • In depth experience in flow cytometry
  • Experience in cell sorting
  • In depth experience in developing assays utilizing primary human T cells/tissues
  • Experience in working with tetramers
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to work in a matrixed, fast-paced and quickly changing environment
  • Ability to deliver on key milestones within defined timelines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to lead design of novel cellular assays, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications or published patents
  • In depth experience in antigen processing and presentation
  • Experience working with dendritic cells
  • Experience with automatizantion is beneficial
  • A strong desire to build game-changing technologies and impact the world of life science research
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working in industry is strongly preferred
  • Experience with preparation of IND packages is strongly preferred