Working @ Immatics

Scientist TCR Engineering*

Permanent employee, Full-time · Tuebingen (Germany)

Overview
We are currently seeking a Scientist* to strengthen our team for the development of innovative immunotherapeutic product candidates. 
As a member of the department TCR Engineering and Bispecifics you will focus on designing and generating novel binders to Immatics’ validated tumor targets. These affinity-optimized and specific binders based on TCRs are the centerpiece of our proprietary bispecific T cell engaging receptor (TCER®) molecules.
Your mission
Your main responsibilities on our journey to clinically relevant immunotherapeutic products will include, but are not limited to the following tasks:
  
  • Concept development and setup of new strategies for T cell receptor display and selections  
  • Design and generation of large nucleic acid libraries   
  • Scientific interaction with internal and external project management and development partners  
  • Guidance of lab personnel and management of lab operations 
  • Close collaboration with departments of Intellectual Property, Quality Management and Business Development
Your profile
You hold a PhD degree in Life Sciences and have a proven track record and hands-on experience in molecular cloning and protein engineering. Ideally, you have expert knowledge in the design and wet-lab generation of large DNA libraries and/ or the selection process via protein display technologies (phage, ribosome, or other). You are able to guide a lab team with passion and have the desire to evolve in a laboratory-focused role.
 
We expect a high degree of independent working and analytical reasoning. You take careful editing and documenting of your results for granted. You have excellent communication skills, both in English and German. 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.
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: We enable them to join conferences and trainings as well as to enjoy our Immatics benefits – e.g., job bike, job ticket, Health Programs, childcare benefits, relocation allowance, Company summer and winter events.
Notice
*We value 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.