Working @ Immatics

Scientist I or II

Permanent employee, Full-time · Houston (TX)

Overview
We are currently seeking a Full Time SCIENTIST for our BIOMARKERS’ DEPARTMENT to support our team. This position will work in Houston, Texas and will provide technical and scientific leadership and support for biomarker data, assay development for both non-regulated and regulated preclinical and clinical biomarker studies supporting Immatics’ drug candidates. 
Your mission
The main responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to the following tasks:
  • Demonstrate experience in the delivery of biomarker assay development strategies, and have strong knowledge of biological systems, cellular functions, and concepts in molecular biology/immunology to enable discovery and development objectives.
  • Responsible for providing expertise for biomarker discovery and assay development. Design proof of concept studies to assess feasibility of new diagnostic assay and conduct early phase experimentation, data analysis and validation.
  • Responsible for maintaining regulatory compliance appropriate for clinical and preclinical study execution including all prescribed training as found in SOPs and work instructions.
  • Responsible for QC and peer review of raw data and results from a wide variety of data sets generated within the regulated group, as well as participation in internal and external audits providing required information to auditors as needed.
  • Mentor junior scientists/ research associates in biomarker strategy development, experimental protocol optimization, troubleshooting, data generation and analysis.
  • Participate in continuous improvement of scientific and regulatory processes via update/creation of SOP’ and contribute to writing clinical trial associated documents (clinical study reports). 
  • Partners across lines to integrate biomarker-based data into an overall understanding of drug MOA and efficacy.
Your profile
The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following: 
  • Ph.D. or other advanced degree in biology or other science/technology related discipline such as molecular biology, immunology, cell biology, or biochemistry.
  • 3 to 5 years of extensive experience conducting analyses and research on various assay technologies and technical subjects. 
  • Comfortable working at a global level in a highly matrixed environment. Excellent interdisciplinary and international communication and moderation skills.
  • Knowledge of the principles of molecular biology, liquid biopsies, cell-based imaging analysis and cell biology/immunology.
  • Knowledge of assay development and validation.
  • Knowledge and experience of global regulatory requirements as well as industry guidance as they relate to GCLP.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to coach and mentor colleagues in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to work in teams.
Why us?
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. Immatics offers partial subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), 160 hours of PTO annually, paid holidays, paid parking, paid short/long term disability/AD&D and life insurance and stock options. 
If you’re interested in working for Immatics, please forward you CV along with a letter of introduction via e-mail to RecruitingUS@immatics.com. For more detailed information about Immatics and privacy protection visit www.immatics.com.
Notice
Notice to Third-Party Recruiters/Staffing Agencies: 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 HR-US@imamtics.com, and we will contact you if needed.
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.