Laboratory Assistant

Cell Biology · Monrovia, California
Department Cell Biology
Employment Type Temporary
Minimum Experience Entry-level

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/an [insert title] to join our team. 


Our protein engineering 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 broad portfolio enabled by the rapid expansion of our bispecific technologies, and nine XmAb bispecific antibodies and cytokines 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 worldwide.

 The Lab Assistant, Cell Biology is a temporary role in our Research facilities. Ours is a collaborative, agile environment requiring a sense of urgency, excellent work ethic and the ability to work efficiently and accurately.


a) Tissues culture with sterile technique

b) Experience with primary tissues and cell lines

c) Work with Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell (PBMC) is a plus

d) Maintain lab supplies

 Experience with the above responsibilities and the ability to work regular business hours in a temporary position in Monrovia, CA. A four-year degree is desired but not mandatory.

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


**Xencor does not accept profiles or resumes from recruiting vendors without a binding written agreement. Any unsolicited submission of services and or resumes in no way creates an obligation or duty by Xencor, implied or otherwise.


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  • Location
    Monrovia, California
  • Department
    Cell Biology
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience