Career Opportunities

Scientist I - Immunology



Guilford, CT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Abbratech pioneers in unique antibody development technology and platforms to address the current
problems in the antibody development paradigm. Abbratech’s tools and technology enable fundamental
discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, infectious disease, and neuroscience. 
Abbratech is well-funded by both investors and NIH grants. We are interested in hiring an experienced
Immunological Assays Development Scientist on our R&D Team. Highly motivated candidates with a
passion for innovation are encouraged to apply.

This successful candidate will develop immunological assays that contribute to our therapeutic antibody
discovery projects. They will possess knowledge of immunology along with excellent lab skills and
hands-on experience in immunoassays. This position will involve research and collaboration with teams
to progress therapeutic antibody discoveries and pre-clinical testing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, execute, improve, and interpret in vivo/in vitro experiments in the cellular immunology
    field using mouse, rabbit or human primary cells and cell lines.
  • Design, execute immunoassays including but are not limited to cellular signaling, affinity and
    competition assays, cellular proliferation, cytokine measurements, receptor binding, cellular
    toxicity tests (ADCC, ADCP, CDC), macrophage assays etc.
  • Provide immunology and cell biology expertise to support Abbratech’s therapeutic antibody
    discovery and pre-clinical experiments.
  • Work closely with CROs to enable all aspects of the antibody discovery, validation,
    characterization and in vivo/in vitro testing.
  • Support and contribute scientific publications (patents, posters, manuscripts, grants) for external
    communication in addition to supporting documents associated with regulatory submissions.
  • Train and monitor fellow researchers.
  • Interpret, clearly document, and communicate to manager, cross-functional teams and across


  • PhD degree in immunology or cell biology (0-2 years), master’s degree with (2-4 years) or
    bachelor’s degree (4+ years) of related industry experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with developing and performing immunological assays, cell-based
    assays, primary cancer cell culture, T cells/B cell culture, in vitro or in vivo models to evaluate
    immune responses against therapeutic molecules, etc.
  • Strong skills in basic biochemical and immunological methods such as multi-color flow
    cytometry (FACS), ELISA/multiplex assays, western blotting, cell cytotoxicity/cell killing assays
  • Knowledge of immune oncology with an emphasis on immune checkpoint inhibitor
    pharmaceutics as well as pharmaceutical drug discovery industry experience is preferred.
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S.

For more information or to apply, please send resumes to [email protected]