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Principal Scientist gamma delta (γδ) T cell Therapy*

immatics biotechnologies

immatics biotechnologies

Tübingen, Germany
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023
Overview
We are currently seeking a full time Principal Scientist* to support our Global ACTallo® team. This position will work on-site in Tuebingen, Germany and will report directly to the Vice President.
Your mission
As the scientific lead for the development of our allogeneic cell therapy portfolio, you will guide the ACTallo® development in close interaction with the respective scientific, preclinical, and clinical teams. You will continuously broaden your already profound scientific knowledge of gamma delta (γδ) T cell based immunotherapeutic approaches and apply it to our proprietary development activities to foster innovation.

The essential functions of this position will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Take responsibility for the scientific leadership of our global R&D activities on γδ T cells
  • Communicate within our cross-functional teams and at the interface of collaborations as a dedicated γδ T cell expert
  • Coach laboratory teams on γδ T cell specific assays, such as ex vivo expansion, phenotyping, and functional assays in the context of antitumor research
  • Provide scientific guidance for γδ T cell focused preclinical research and development activities towards IND enabling
  • Establish and expand a network of key opinion leaders in the field of allogeneic immunotherapy
  • Initiate and lead scientific collaborations
  • Become an approachable expert and consultant for the Immatics leadership team on γδ T cell development activities
Your profile
  • Advanced degree such as PhD/ PharmD/ MD or equivalent
  • You have gained at least 7 years of professional experience in academia or biomedicine industry in the field of γδ T cell immunology, or γδ T cell immune therapy
  • You have proven your scientific excellence by a profound publication record in the relevant field
  • You are passionate about the proactive development and translation of our γδ T cell therapy portfolio as well as driving innovation in a biomedical company’s solid cancer indication pipeline
  • Ideally, you already have a network of clinicians or researchers focusing on allogeneic immune cell therapy
  • Very good communication skills, the ability to work within a cross-functional team and very good English language skills complete your profile
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.