Working @ Immatics

Scientist I/II

Permanent employee, Full-time · Houston (TX)

The Scientist position is a collaborative and interdisciplinary position responsible for process development for drug product manufacture of our clinical phase programs. S/he will be expected to design, manage, and analyze data from complex scientific projects centered around understanding and improving our drug products. 
Your mission
Essential functions:
  • Design and conduct, or direct, studies that evaluate experimental aims and advance knowledge in the TCR-T cell therapy field
  • Ability to analyze large experimental data sets using basic and advanced techniques from laboratory instrumentation including but not limited to flow cytometry
  • Effectively visualize, document, and communicate results of experimental studies with scientists and non-scientist stakeholders
Secondary functions:
  • Expertise with advanced statistical techniques such as principal component analysis and development of predictive models from multivariate analysis of cell therapy manufacturing datasets
  • Write and review study plans, research reports, standard operating procedures and other technical documents related to cell therapy
  • Support in submission of regulatory documents e.g. Pre-IND/IND/IMPD and addressing questions from regulatory agencies.
  • A high degree of curiosity, a passion for growing your own skillset and learning from others and an interest in working in a collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders within the organization
  • Ability to work independently under general or limited supervision, and as part of a team to successfully execute projects
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask and meet aggressive deadlines efficiently and effectively
Work environment: Must be able to be present in Houston based offices weekly or as needed with option to work remotely 
Physical demands: Limited
Travel required: Limited
Your profile
Required education and experience
  • PhD in Immunology or field relevant to basic Biomedical Sciences
  • 4+ years of relevant experience leading and executing scientific studies including experience in cell therapy or cell therapy applications
Preferred education and experience
  • Experience with advanced statistical software such as JMP, SPSS, R or related software
  • Experience with FlowJo or related flow cytometric data analysis software. Preferred experience with data reduction techniques and cluster analysis.
Additional eligibility requirements:
  • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job
Work authorization/security clearance requirements
Must be eligible to work in the US
Affirmative Action/EEO statement
Immatics is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.”
Other duties 
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Why us?
What Immatics Offers 
We are a committed and inspired company 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. In addition, we offer:  
  • Competitive Total Rewards package 
  • Base Salary  
  • Annual Bonus  
  • Stock Options – based on position level  
  • 401K plan with company match  
  • Generous Holiday Time  
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) for ALL EMPLOYEES regardless of position level 
  • Full Benefits 
  • Health Insurance  
  • Dental/Vision insurance   
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability  
  • Other voluntary insurance (Pet, Legal Shield Identity Theft Protection, Travel Assistant, Accidental Injury and Critical Illness,) 
  • Family Medical Leave 
  • Parental Leave  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Life Insurance policy  
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance 
  • Personal time with the CEO in your first 30 days  
  • Collaborative and family environment 
  • Monthly Site meetings with fun team building events 
  • Participation in the annual Houston BioChili Cookoff  
  • Themed Holiday party  
  • Social Community Outreach participation  
  • Development training and planning  
  • Various committees to foster collaboration and involvement within Immatics  
  • Hybrid work schedules (based on position need and supervisor’s approval) 
Recruitment is managed through Immatics US’ Human Resources department. Resumes will only be accepted from staffing agency/recruiters if there is a signed contract in place. Recruiters are requested to not contact our hiring managers or employees directly to inquire about open positions or to present candidates. In the event a staffing agency/third-party recruiter submits a resume without a contract in place, the candidate submitted will be considered unsolicited and treated as if the candidate submitted their resume directly to Immatics US, and no fee/payment will be paid. Recruiters interested in working with Immatics US can submit their information to, and we will contact you if needed.   
Immatics values diversity and inclusion. Immatics N.V. and all Immatics subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.    
About Us
Immatics combines the discovery of true targets for cancer immunotherapies with the development of the right T cell receptors with the goal of enabling a robust and specific T cell response against these targets.

This deep know-how is the foundation for our pipeline of Adoptive Cell Therapies and TCR Bispecifics as well as our partnerships with global leaders in the pharmaceutical industry. We are committed to delivering the power of T cells and to unlocking new avenues for patients in their fight against cancer.