Associate Scientist, Protein Engineering

Job ID
Research & Development

Company Summary

The Protein Science group at Jounce Therapeutics is looking for an individual experienced in antibody and protein characterization.  The successful candidate will play an important role in the discovery and development of novel biotherapeutics for immuno-oncology.  S/he will be responsible for screening and characterizing therapeutic antibodies using biochemistry, cell biology, and molecular biology techniques.  S/he will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally as part of internal multi-disciplinary program teams, and will take a lead role in experimental design and planning, conducting experiments, and communicating results.

Role / Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing screening assays for therapeutic lead selection
  • Characterization of target proteins and interactions
  • Developing and implementing new immunoassays in various formats
  • Working cross-functionally as part of internal multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Recording and communicating findings in a timely manner


  • B.S/M.S. in Biochemistry or a related discipline with 3+ years of industry research experience
  • Experience with protein binding assays (ForteBio Octet, ELISA, Biacore)
  • Experience with flow cytometry
  • Experience with automation and liquid handling (Tecan, Hamilton), a plus
  • Experience with antibody discovery technologies (in vitro display, rodent immunizations), a plus
  • Experience with vector design, protein expression and purification, and protein analytics, a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong documentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal), required

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