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(Archived) Molecular/Immunobiologist

Last Updated: 11/24/20

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Job Description:

The Protein Therapeutics group is seeking a talented and experienced molecular/immunobiologist to contribute to our efforts in Global Therapeutics Research at Zoetis. The protein therapeutics group partners with therapeutic areas and project teams to design novel substrate and build robust testing funnels for a variety of therapeutic approaches that improve diseases or conditions in companion animals (cats, dogs, horses) as well as livestock species (cattle, swine, poultry).

The ideal candidate would have at least 3 years of relevant experience developing, optimizing, and identifying antibodies from single B-cells. Experience with developing methodologies from a variety of tissues in multiple species is desired but not required. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential.


• Isolation and characterization of antibody producing primary cells from single B-cells including a variety of immunological assays including ELISA, ELISpot and flow cytometry

• Experience in the development, characterization and isolation of antigen-specific B-cells

• Significant experience in molecular biology methods associated with antibody repertoire characterization including RACE, degenerate variable region PCR and single cell RT-PCR

• Experience with Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) of antibody repertoires

• Experience in the expression and characterization of monoclonal antibodies in transient eukaryotic systems


• Educational background: BS or MS with at least 3 years of relevant experience. Post-doctoral fellows considered.

• Training or experience in biological sciences focusing on single cell immunobiology.

• Experience in primary immunological cell isolation and co-culture assays

• Self-starter, able to prioritize work and work efficiently with minimal supervision

• Excellent verbal/written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

Full time



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Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.