Scientist, Immunology - 23andMe, Inc (Monterey Park)


: $98,005.00 - $157,700.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Physician

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South San Francisco, California, United States

Who we are

23andMe, the leading consumer genetics company, has accumulated a wealth of genotypic and phenotypic information from participants committed to improving human health through advances in genomics. Our Therapeutics team uses this data to discover and develop novel medicines to treat important diseases. The team currently has research programs across several therapeutic areas, including oncology, skin, respiratory and cardiovascular disease.

We are seeking an outstanding Scientist to join a collaborative team responsible for the biological characterization of drug targets and the preclinical development of drug compounds. Successful candidates will bring experience applying molecular and cell biology approaches to elucidate target protein function and drug mechanism of action.

What youll do
  • Lead experimental investigation of the biological function of drug targets in autoimmune and immune-oncology therapeutic areas
  • Contribute to genetics-based evaluation of drug targets and initiation of new drug discovery programs
  • Hands-on development and execution of biochemical and cell-based assays for target validation and new therapeutic development through activity and mechanism of action studies
  • Hands-on development of core technical capabilities within therapeutic focus areas
  • Potential for project leadership of preclinical drug development programs and supervision of one or more scientific researcher
  • What youll bring
  • Ph.D. in biological sciences
  • Minimum of 5 years post-Ph.D. experience in basic research or drug discovery
  • Strong working knowledge of immunology and/or deep knowledge in at least one disease area
  • Exceptional laboratory skills, with demonstrated proficiency in the development and execution of primary immune cell assays (T cell and/or myeloid cell). Experience with CRISPR in primary cells preferred.
  • Proven track record via high quality publications and/or patent applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational and leadership skills with the ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment
  • Pluses:
  • Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Molecular biology and biochemistry expertise
  • In vivo mouse inflammation model experience
  • Experience managing and developing people
  • Experience leading a cross-disciplinary project team

  • Associated topics: bio, bioengineering, biomaterials, biomedical, enzyme, genetic, molecular, msat, neurodegenerative, neuroscience * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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