Associate Director TCR Discovery & Validation (f/m/d)

Associate Director TCR Discovery & Validation (f/m/d)

immatics biotechnologies GmbH

Tübingen, Germany

Immatics is a highly innovative clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing transformative adoptive cellular immunotherapies (e.g. ACTengine®) and bispecific TCRs (TCER®) against novel cancer targets. Operating from Tuebingen, Munich and Houston, the Company has recognized that novel, better and safer targets are the key to developing future cancer immunotherapies and it is Immatics’ mission to deliver the power of T cells to cancer patients. For additional information please visit

We are currently seeking an

Associate Director TCR Discovery and Validation (f/m/d)

to support our team in the development of innovative immunotherapeutic products. You will work in Tuebingen in an interdisciplinary environment with scientists from all R&D departments, Business Development and Intellectual Property. Your analytical reasoning and action-oriented style as well as your organizational skills will contribute to the team’s success.

Your main responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following tasks:

  • Discovery and preclinical assessment of novel cancer-specific TCRs
  • Method development in the context of TCR discovery and TCR safety profiling
  • Planning, supervision and reporting of in vitro studies using a wide range of standardized cellular and molecular techniques
  • Professional leadership and management of lab personnel
  • Project management for responsible tasks
  • Support of Quality Management including writing and reviewing of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Contribution to the filing of regulatory documents

Your profile:

You hold a PhD degree in life sciences and have relevant industry or postdoctoral experience. You have a proven track record and hands-on experience in experimental immunology and molecular biology. In addition, you have in-depth understanding of cell biology and immunology, ideally in the context of cancer therapy. Experience with cell-based functional assays and multicolor flow cytometry is mandatory. You are able to lead lab personnel and have a desire to continue in a laboratory-associated role.

We expect a high degree of independent working and analytical reasoning. You have excellent communication skills, both in English and German, and you are familiar with the requirements of commercial business and interaction with external partners. You are conversant with the establishment of quality assurance systems and you take careful editing and documenting of your results for granted. You embrace rapidly changing requirements with an open mind and show a high degree of flexibility in an environment which is marked by a constant striving for excellence. Your motivation is driven by your dedication to innovation and science. You approach tasks in a structured, reliable and foresighted manner, combined with an elevated level of individual responsibility, enthusiasm and strong social skills.

Our offer:

We are a committed and inspired team and cherish the collegial, highly motivated and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking and initiative.

If you’re interested in working for Immatics, please apply online and provide your application documents along with the relevant credentials and certificates. Mrs Annemarie Selbenbacher will answer initial questions at +49 89 125 03 98 33 (landline number Germany). Constares GmbH (Mrs Annemarie Selbenbacher) advises Immatics on this job posting.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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