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Scientist - ADC biology

Washington - Bothell, Washington
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Life Sciences, Biology, Health Sciences, Drug Development
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Staff Scientist
Organization Type
All Industry, Pharma

Job Details


At Pfizer we deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. The ADC Biology team plays a vital role in this mission through discovering and advancing novel ADCs while utilizing comprehensive biological evaluation of tumor associated antigens and linker payloads. To discover the next generation of therapeutics, we are seeking a motivated, detail-oriented, highly collaborative, organized and flexible Scientist with a background in cancer cell biology.


  • Apply cellular and molecular biology laboratory techniques to preclinical research projects in the area of cancer biology

  • Execute molecular and cell-based methodologies including flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, cytotoxicity assays, reporter assays, ELISA, western blotting, WES and in vitro PD assays

  • Investigate novel antibody drug conjugate (ADC) targets, linker payloads and new MOAs of our therapeutics through development, optimization, and execution of complex assays

  • Independently design, execute and document key experiments to enable clear go/no-go decisions; present findings to large and small audiences

  • Provide leadership within technical area of expertise; may train others

  • Maintain rigorous records of experimental progress using electronic laboratory notebooks



  • Bachelor's Degree and 6+ years of experience or Master's degree and 4+ years of experience

  • Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Engineering, Immunology or a related field

  • Experience with tissue culture and diverse molecular biology techniques

  • Ability to adapt and adjust to a rapidly evolving environment

  • Ability to use critical thinking to address challenges and overcome obstacles

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences


  • 2+ years' experience working in industry environment

  • Background in oncology, cancer biology, cancer drug discovery and ADCs

  • Experience with immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence

Work Location Assignment:On Premise

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $74,900.00 to $124,800.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 7.5% of the base salary. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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