NexImmune Inc.
Gaithersburg, Maryland

Department: Preclin. Immunotherapy (PCI)
Reports To: VP
Status: Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary:

The Scientist/Sr. Scientist in Cell Biology/Immunotherapy will act as a scientific contributor for the Preclinical Immunotherapy Department developing and optimizing a new clinical approach to adoptive T cell therapy, based upon NexImmune’s proprietary artificial Antigen Presenting Cell (aAPC) technologies. The candidate will assist in the generation and phenotypical and functional characterization of antigen-specific T cells. Laboratory skills, notebook recording/maintenance, and writing of reports in acceptable scientific format(s) are important.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • T cell cloning
  • Assay development and validation
  • Isolation and expansion of Antigen-specific T cells
  • FACS analysis and sorting
  • Perform Cytokine and killing assays
  • Perform ELISA and protein assays
  • Order supplies and reagents, maintain inventory records
  • Write reports, protocols and SOPs

Education and Experience:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Life science (Immunology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biochemistry or related field)
  • Experience in Immunology and T cell biology
  • Experience working in mammalian cell culture, sterile techniques
  • Experience with FACS
  • Experience ELISA and other plate reader assays
  • Experience performing and analyzing RT-PCR experiments
  • Experience with HPLC, FPLC
  • Experience with animal (mouse) models
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Desired Key Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and independently minded
  • Positive interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with individuals from a variety of levels and function
  • Self-organizer, meticulous hands-on habits, keen attention to detail
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Responsive, can-do attitude
  • Can coordinate parallel tasks across multiple projects, demonstrating prioritization
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a rapidly changing environment and demands
  • Ability to interpret and effectively execute upon a variety of instructions provided in written, oral, diagram or schedule formats


Qualified, interested candidates should send a resume to: