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ARGOS IS GROWING! After having met several important milestones including exciting clinical data, we are poised for new strategic objectives which will require new resources. We are currently searching for a well-qualified Scientist in our Research and Development group.

This individual will be carrying out research and/or development work to support manufacturing process of immunotherapy product and contribute to the understanding of its mechanism of action. The product is currently undergoing testing in clinical trials.

• Responsible for developing methods to advance immunotherapy production and quality control.
• Executes pre-clinical scientific research and/or development strategies.
• Conducts assays to further understand mechanism of action of Argos immunotherapies.
• Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions, products and problems.
• Authors technical documents such as Technical Reports, protocols, presentations to technical groups.
• Maintains high level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature in the area of research and areas of interest to the company.
• Cooperates with scientists throughout the company to be aware of other research activities and their relationship to assigned projects.
• Upon request, effectively directs activities of personnel at research associate and research assistant/lab tech levels.
• Makes contribution to scientific literature and conferences. Other duties as required.

• M.S. in molecular biology or a related scientific discipline and 5-8 years of related work experience, or a Ph.D. in a scientific discipline with 0 to 2 years of experience in a research or development environment.
• Candidates must have working experience with all molecular biology techniques, and knowledge of advanced molecular biology techniques especially with RNA.
• Demonstrated technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.
• Must possess the ability and desire to function well in a team environment and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, effective written and verbal communication skills and initiative.
• Ability and willingness to be regularly, predictably and reliably at work.

We offer a competitive compensation package along with outstanding benefits. For confidential consideration, please a resume with a cover letter and salary history.

No phone calls please.

Argos Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.