Sr. Research Scientist

Junto HLS has been exclusively engaged by a leading biopharmaceutical client to recruit a Sr. Research Scientist to lead research efforts in HIV infection to achieve long term control and a possible cure.

Position Overview:  

  • PhD Required
  • Hands-on expertise in immunology, isolation and culturing of primary cells, lymphoproliferative assays, cell-based functional assays, and immune phenotyping by multi-parameter FACS analysis
  • Mentor a group of highly effective scientific staff
  • Identify and support relevant external collaborations and evaluations of business development opportunities in areas applicable to HIV cure
  • Responsible for leading, conducting and coordinating key biological studies and experiments focused on the discovery, profiling and preclinical evaluation of novel treatment approaches including immunomodulators and antibodies with a potential to achieve cure or long-term active control of HIV infection.
  • Present regular research updates to project teams and R&D management
  • Critically and creatively design and oversee the evaluation of new molecular targets, therapeutic concepts, and therapeutic agents for HIV Cure
  • Participate in development of patent applications and publication and presentation of research results
  • Build internal expertise in immune control of HIV infection
  • Introduce new immunology tools, assays, and models relevant to HIV infection
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team efforts by leading specific parts of a project


  • Greater San Francisco, CA

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