Group Leader, Antibody

Organization
Abpro
Job Location
Woburn, MA
Job Description

We are looking for an energetic and dynamic Group Leader with initiative and a collaborative spirit to serve as a leader in our antibody production lab. This is a fantastic opportunity to drive the delivery of our novel antibody platform while providing leadership to our lab team.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and directs the activities of a scientific group in the research and/or development of an organization's products, projects and programs
  • Create antibody generation protocols in collaboration with partners
  • Conducts and collaborates with others on basic research and development relevant to long-term objectives and concerns
  • Develops strategies to ensure effective achievement of scientific objectives of the lab
  • Monitors and evaluates completion of tasks and customer projects
  • Coordinating project progress
  • Interacts with external customers/clients, vendors, etc.
  • Develops budgets for capital expenditures and labor
  • Responsible for lab budget
  • Collaborates with other managers to establish policies
  • Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters for the lab
  • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Manage people and lead a team, encourage internal collaborations, navigate team dynamics, develop and enforce policies, coach employees and resolve any employee issues that may arise
Requirements

Requirements:

  • PhD in immunology, pharmacology, toxicology, cell biology or similar fields
  • 10+ years’ experience in similar role, including management of 4-6 individuals or more
  • Superior understanding of antibody technology and generation and immuno assays, including immunization strategies
  • Superb track record of generating monoclonal antibodies
  • Experience with latest antibody platforms
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work within a team
  • Superb organizational and leadership skills
  • Superior initiative
  • Excellent problem solving skills

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