Principal Scientist, New Antibody Product Research


Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients.

In this position, you will work in Genmab’s international project teams to discover and develop antibody therapeutics. As a Principal Scientist in the New Antibody Products Research department, you will be a pivotal player in the development of ground-breaking new medicines from concept to clinical candidate by the design and coordination of cutting-edge research. If this sounds like you, Genmab might have your desired job as Principal Scientist New Antibody Products Research

Your role at Genmab

Collaborating with internal and external parties on preclinical therapeutic antibody discovery and with Research Associates on the discovery of new antibody-based product concepts. That is what it means to work as Principal Scientist New Antibody Products Research at Genmab in Utrecht. We are currently in a growing phase with a knock your socks off pipeline with new products. That is where you come in and where you can help us realize our growth ambitions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Investigate mechanisms of action and activity of antibodies via in vitro and in vivo methods and contribute to preclinical proof of concept for new products

Contribute to the vision and strategy of immuno-oncology product concepts, the identification of novel targets for therapeutic antibodies and selection of suitable disease indications

Record scientific results and contribute to publications, presentations, patent applications, and the documentation critical to enter the next stages of product development

What we ask

An expert position lies in store for you. That is, of course, if you have the knowledge and experience to fill the role of Principal Scientist New Antibody Products Research. You are someone, who enjoys working in a fast-paced biotechnology environment and to become the best in your area of expertise, following new scientific developments closely and taking an active role in your field. You strive to achieve the goals that are important to Genmab, enjoy working in a team and inspire others. More specifically, we ask the following of you:

  • A completed PhD with at least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • A proven track record in the field(s) of immunology, (immuno-) oncology or therapeutic antibodies
  • Affinity with medicine and translating clinical observations into laboratory research
  • Excellent communicative and relational skills and you master the English language

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Genmab employees work with determination and with respect for each other, consistent with our core values, to achieve our common goals. We give individuals and teams the autonomy to drive development of innovative products and solutions, knowing that integrity is a core value throughout our company. Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialised people across functions in an informal, multicultural culture, all aiming to make a difference for cancer patients.

Teamwork and respect are central pillars of Genmab’s culture and we therefore ensure an inclusive, open, and supportive professional work environment across our international locations. We believe that fostering workplace diversity across social, educational, cultural, national, age and gender lines is a prerequisite for the continued success of the company. We are committed to diversity at all levels of the company and strive to recruit employees with the right skills and competences, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, etc.

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands; Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in this location is to offer a temporary agreement for one year, followed by a contract for indefinite time regardless of seniority.

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Location Utrecht
Principal Scientist, New Antibody Product Research

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