Scientist/Associate Scientist

Organization: Adcentrx Therapeutics

San Diego CA

Full Time


We seek a highly talented and motivated Senior Scientist to drive Adcentrx Therapeutics ground-breaking efforts in cancer biotherapeutics drug development. The candidate will join a new development team in San Diego, with the goal of developing novel targeted therapeutics that can make a difference in the life of cancer patients.

The scientist will report to the Head of Analytical Development and will work closely with members of the development team, as well as the research team. The candidate will be part of a cross-functional team in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment working closely on a shared mission. The candidate has the opportunity to be mentored and grow over time into a recognized leader in bio-oncology drug development.


The candidate will be responsible for developing analytical methods for the characterization of biologic, small molecule, and conjugate therapeutics.  In this role, they will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team including organic chemists, chemical engineers, analytical chemists and biologists.  They will be responsible for method development, method transfer, manufacturing support for clinical candidates.  They will interface with internal development teams as well as internal and external manufacturing sites.


  • BS, MS, or PhD in chemistry, analytical chemistry or other relevant disciplines
  • Hands on experience developing analytical methods to characterize biologics and/or bioconjugates
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Understand and adhere to safety, quality and cGMP standards
  • cGMP experience is preferable


Adcentrx Therapeutics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, 401(k), company paid holidays, and stock options.


Adcentrx Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. 

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Minimum Education: 
Bachelors degree