Team Leader (Replacement for Maternity Leave) (October 2020)

The Team Leader will report to the VP of Research and Drug Discovery. The candidate will be responsible for leading the antibody discovery and validation activities in the early development pipeline of Compugen, including end to end project management, leading a team of scientists, and managing various CROs and sub-contractors. The candidate will be responsible for monitoring and managing all experimental systems for functional validation of novel immunomodulatory antibodies discovered by Compugen.Generate over expression systems and knock-down/knockout cells

  • Leading all aspects of antibody discovery and validation at the company, including planning, managing and coordinating program activities
  • Managing, guiding, monitoring and training a team of scientists
  • Building work plans and managing resources and priorities for early-stage pipeline programs
  • Scientific evaluation of candidate genes for drug development
  • Collaborating with and overseeing Compugen’s relationships with multiple CROs and subcontractors
  • Temporary replacement for maternity leave (November 2020- September 2021)


  • PhD in Life Sciences and 5 years of experience in the biotech industry or MSc in Life Sciences and 8 years of experience in the biotech industry
  • Previous experience in a biotech company in managing a team of scientists
  • Experience in designing and working with the following methods: over expression systems generation and characterization, molecular biology methods, cell based in vitro assays, biochemical technologies – must
  • knowledgeable in monoclonal Ab discovery – an advantage
  • knowledge in protein production and purification – an advantage
  • Experience in CRO management in different experimental fields such as antibody discovery, protein production, gene synthesis and cloning, lentivirus production and IHC – an advantage
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal/ communication skills
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize activities and meet deadlines; ability to adapt to changes; multitask multiple activities

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