Xencor is an innovative, clinical-stage biotechnology company located in the Los Angeles area (near Pasadena) and in San Diego. We use our pioneering XmAb® technology to discover and develop better biotherapeutics – antibodies and other proteins with improved function – with the goal of improving patient outcomes and quality of life, and we have an excellent opportunity for a Associate Director/Director, Preclinical Development.
Our capabilities and the modular nature of our technology allow us to quickly identify and create new platforms and drug candidates for potential development. We are developing a deep pipeline of novel drug candidates enabled by the rapid expansion of our bispecific technologies, and seven XmAb bispecific antibody programs are in clinical testing. We also leverage our many XmAb technologies by engaging in multiple collaborations with leading global biopharmaceutical companies, including Novartis, Amgen and Genentech, among others. Including our partners, over a dozen XmAb drug candidates are advancing through clinical development, and the first antibody that incorporates an XmAb technology has been approved for commercial marketing in the United States.
Our employees are the most important factor in our success and we have assembled a highly talented group from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to execute our business plan and shape our future. Xencor employees value new ideas and flexibility and demand from each other scientific rigor, a passion for innovation, and a willingness to take risks.
We seek an Associate Director/Director to lead the preclinical safety pharmacology/toxicology evaluation and strategic development of engineered antibody therapeutic products. The role includes the design, execution, analysis, and reporting of mostly non-human primate studies (non-GLP and GLP) performed exclusively at contract laboratories. Leads the research preclinical project team through assembly of scientifically sound preclinical regulatory packages and query responses. Preclinical representative to clinical development project teams. The role is not responsible for the performance of research pharmacology or animal models of disease.
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