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Sr. Director of Immunology US

Permanent employee, Full-time · Houston (TX)

We are currently seeking a Full Time DIRECTOR/SR. DIRECTOR for our IMMUNOLOGY DEPARTMENT to support our team. This position is based in Houston, TX. The Director or Sr. Director will lead a team of scientists and associates responsible for the creation and discovery of new therapeutic candidates for immune-oncology diseases. This individual will have a deep expertise in immunology along with hands-on experience with designing and executing comprehensive experimental plans that inform and enable project progression while providing scientific and strategic leadership as well as collaborate cross-functionally for the discovery of novel therapeutics.
This position reports to the Global Vice President of Immunology
Your mission
The main responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to the following tasks:
  • Lead Immunology team to perform hands-on preclinical research in the development of Adoptive Cell Therapies Responsible for program related, scientific and operational objectives
  • Develop multiparametric analyses of immune cell functions, data analysis and interpretation
  • Design rigorous experiments, interpret data, and communicate findings in well-articulated presentations
  • Develop and qualify assays that complement the organization’s platforms through understanding of immune response in patients taking part in clinical studies
  • Produce data to publish in peer-reviewed publications and present in scientific meetings
  • Manage cross-functional projects according to business priorities and within desired timelines and to budget.
Your profile
The required qualifications for this role are:

  • University degree in immunology, immune-oncology, or natural sciences
  • 3 to 5 years of leadership experience in the strategic planning incl. working knowledge in experimental design and statistical analysis
  • Comfortable working at a global level in a highly matrixed environment.
  • Excellent interdisciplinary and international communication and moderation skills
  • Well versed in immunological functional assays and molecular and cell biology techniques (FACS, ELISA, RT-PCR, Immunostaining), experience in gene editing techniques a plus
  • Proven track record of scientific excellence as demonstrated by publications/patents
  • Proven ability to innovate across business processes and to implement solutions in cross-functional teams
  • Your motivation is driven by the passion for your work. You approach tasks in a structured, reliable and foresighted manner, combined with an elevated level of individual responsibility, enthusiasm and strong social skills
  • You embrace rapidly changing requirements with an open mind, think outside the box and show a high degree of flexibility in an environment which is marked by a constant striving for excellence.
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.
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, 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.