At Alector, our mission is to harness the power of the immune system to cure neurodegeneration and cancer. Our team integrates experts in key biotechnology disciplines and is solely focused on developing cures for some of the most challenging diseases facing our society. We are supported on this mission by leading investors including OrbiMed, Polaris Partners, Google Ventures, Deerfield Management, Foresite Capital, Federated Kaufmann Fund, and many others. Among our strategic backers and partners, we are aligned some of the most innovative pharma companies such as AbbVie, Merck, and Amgen.
Would you like to take part in creating novel therapies that really make a difference in patients' lives? Do you desire both autonomy and collaboration in tackling scientific challenges that interest you? Would you like to be part of a talented team where everyone has a voice?
Use your hard-earned scientific skills to help us achieve our mission of saving lives by curing neurodegenerative diseases.
As a Scientist for the protein engineering team, youll work closely with scientists in both Research and Development to advance Alector programs forward. You will help contribute to a variety of programs across out portfolio. You will apply your existing technical skills, learn new skills, and play a key role in development of the programs and help grow the company and guide its direction. As an early hire, youll be influential in championing and developing Alectors culture.During the first year, you will:
At Alector, we believe that high-performing teams include people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences who can challenge each others assumptions with fresh perspectives and bring creative ideas to the table. We are committed to building an open, diverse, and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Alector is a phenomenal place to learn and experiment. If you excel in a dynamic environment where everyone is committed to finding a cure, where youll drive growth, this is the role for you. There is no limit to how far you can go with us.
We'd love to hear from you if:
While weve focused on what to look forward to during the first year and beyond, Day One is great, too: committed colleagues, a bold and important company goal, state-of-the-art offices and labs in the heart of the biotech area, competitive compensation and benefits. But these matter only if youre excited to build and own something great, and tackle these challenges with us. Come join us.