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Research Associate/Associate Scientist - Antibody Drug Conjugates

Abdera Therapeutics

Abdera Therapeutics

Vancouver, BC, Canada · Vancouver, BC, Canada · Colombia
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Who We Are

Abdera Therapeutics Inc. is a precision oncology company developing next-generation targeted radiation therapies- one of the most cutting-edge and highly promising areas of drug development. The company is built on a proprietary modular technology platform optimized for the delivery of radioisotopes to selectively destroy tumor cells while sparing healthy cells. Abdera is using this platform to enable the rapid development of a broad range of safe and efficacious therapies serving cancer patients with limited treatment options.

Abdera Therapeutics is growing rapidly and seeking key new team members who thrive at the cutting-edge of innovation. Come join us and be a part of the ground-breaking team set to unlock the power of targeted radiotherapy!

What We Look For

At Abdera Therapeutics, we are looking for curious and committed individuals who are ready for the opportunity to transform the way people living with cancer can be treated. We are determined in our focus to offer new hope to families facing devastating diagnoses. We are in search of team members who work collaboratively with a diverse group of colleagues, respectfully engaging one another while collectively and inclusively tackling any challenges we may face. We are building an exciting and fast paced company passionate about discovering and developing tomorrow’s most innovative cancer therapies.

Salary Range: CAD$ 85K - 120K

Job Summary

Abdera Therapeutics is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Research Associate or Associate Scientist to support antibody drug conjugation and characterization in the Biologics team. This position will provide an exciting and dynamic opportunity to positively contribute to research programs developing next-generation targeted radiopharmaceutical therapies and develop essential skills and expertise in therapeutic antibody discovery.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Performs antibody conjugation and purification.
  • Performs antibody biophysical analysis including quantification, aggregation, and stability analysis.
  • Performs antibody developability assessment using a suite of industry standard and newly developed assays.
  • Analyze and present data to the team.
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams.

Qualifications, Education & Experience

  • BSC/MSc in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related field, with 1-5 years relevant experience
  • Hands-on experience with protein characterization essential

Skills & Abilities

  • Protein purification by various chromatography techniques, using FPLC systems.
  • Protein quantification, and CE-SDS, cIEF
  • Antibody purification, analysis or conjugation experience an asset.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with a cross-functional team.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and execute to meet project deadlines.

Abdera is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. At Abdera, we prohibit harassment of any kind and any form of discrimination including but not limited to discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This is applicable to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.