We are currently seeking a
Scientist Target Discovery and Selection (f/m/d)
to support our team in the research and development of innovative immunotherapeutic products.
You will work in Tuebingen (Germany) in an interdisciplinary environment with colleagues from all research and preclinical/ clinical development departments. Your analytical reasoning and action-oriented style as well as your organization and communication skills will contribute to the team’s success.
The job profile is focused on the target discovery & selection for precision medicine, which will involve but is not limited to these tasks:
- You will be responsible for the identification and selection of novel tumor-specific HLA ligands.
- Applying Immatics’ powerful XPRESIDENT® target discovery platform you will analyze a broad range of patient-individual- as well as population-based Omics datasets (peptidomics, transcriptomics, genomics) and you will further research and include available relevant data into your selection process.
- You will join an interdisciplinary team of bioinformaticians, scientists and technology experts to develop new selection strategies. You will evaluate and support the integration of new technologies that will further optimize our target selection process.
- Ultimately you will identify the best immunotherapy targets for each tumor indication and patient with your scientific expertise, analytical thinking and passion to translate your research into clinical application.
You hold a PhD degree in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Medicine, Pharmacy or have been comparably educated and proven your scientific excellence and your ability to account for complex projects, ideally with a track record in cancer biology and/ or immunotherapy. You show a high motivation to translate your scientific findings into clinical development and application. You challenge yourself to develop new concepts and solutions to find the best possible targets and therapy for every patient. You enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team and with datasets from different scientific disciplines. Preferably, you have previous experience in large-scale data analysis and have already worked with relational databases. Knowledge in mass spectrometry and next generation sequencing is also of advantage. You take careful processing and documentation of your results for granted. Your scientific excellence, extraordinary analytical competence and communication skills enable you to successfully contribute to projects as part of a team and to present your work internally or to external partners from the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.
We expect a high degree of independent working, analytical reasoning and excellent communication skills in English. You embrace rapidly changing requirements with an open mind and show a high degree of flexibility in an environment which is marked by a constant striving for excellence. Your motivation is driven by your passion for innovation and science. You approach tasks in a structured, reliable and foresighted manner, combined with an elevated level of individual responsibility, enthusiasm and strong social skills.
We are a committed and inspired team and cherish the collegial, highly motivated and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking and initiative. We believe in supporting our employees’ professional and social skills: We enable them to join conferences and trainings as well as to enjoy our Immatics benefits – e.g. JobRad, Health Programs, childcare benefits, Company summer and winter events.
If you’re interested in working for Immatics, please apply online and provide your application documents along with the relevant credentials and certificates. Mrs Annemarie Selbenbacher will answer initial questions at +49 89 125 03 98 33 (landline number Germany). Coredi Recruiting GmbH (Mrs Annemarie Selbenbacher) advises Immatics on this job posting.