Research Scientist

Sorrento Therapeutics San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago


Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. is a fast growing, clinical stage, antibody-centric, biopharmaceutical company developing new therapies to turn malignant cancers into manageable and possibly curable diseases. Sorrento's multimodal multipronged approach to fighting cancer is made possible by its' extensive immuno-oncology platforms, including key assets such as fully human antibodies ("G-MAB library"), clinical stage immuno-cellular therapies ("CAR-T"), intracellular targeting antibodies ("iTAbs"), antibody-drug conjugates ("ADC"), and clinical stage oncolytic virus ("Sephrevir").

We attract smart people who play well with others. We're small enough for your ideas to make a big impact, and large enough to offer you opportunities to grow professionally at any stage of your career.

If you're a quick learner, enjoy working in the biotech industry, and share our mission of providing ground-breaking impact to medicine, each other, and our patients, Sorrento Therapeutics is the place for you!


We are looking for an entry-level Ph.D. researcher trained in Molecular Biology with 0-4 years of industry experience to join our growing company and focus on molecular biology to support antibody discovery, optimization and characterization for oncology programs.


  • Ph.D. in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a closely-related discipline with post-graduate or industrial experience in molecular biology, antibody evaluation and characterization.

  • Proficiency in molecular biology techniques including cloning, PCR, gene synthesis design and assembly, mutagenesis and sequence analysis is required

  • Prior experience with protein chemistry, antibodies, ELISA, protein engineering, antibody display formats or antibody stability preferred

  • Prior experience with mammalian cell-based assays, including binding assays, functional assays or immunoprecipitation, will be a plus

  • Proven track record of scientific innovation as reflected by publications and/or patents

  • The successful candidate should be creative, possess good oral and written skills, good documentation and organizational practices, work independently and communicate and collaborate in an interdisciplinary team environment


Be on the leading edge of immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer.

Earn a competitive salary that allows you to focus your attention on your passion for science.

A comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, matching 401k, 10 paid holidays, and three-weeks' PTO, plus stock options.

If this sounds like the right career to fit your personality and interests, we're looking forward to meeting you.


Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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