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Compass Therapeutics LLC Associate Scientist/Scientist, High Throughput Characterization (Biophysical) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Associate Scientist/Scientist, High Throughput Characterization (Biophysical)

Compass Therapeutics is a fully-integrated drug discovery and development company focused on manipulating the immune system to treat human disease using our proprietary Targeted Immunomodulation? platform. Compass is initially focused on developing cures for cancer by comprehensively drugging the entire tumor-immune synapse with combination therapies. Novel scientific insights are validated and explored deeply inside our labs before Compass pursues the best proprietary combinations of therapeutics into human clinical trials.

Our High Throughput Characterization team is seeking a hands-on scientist at our Cambridge, MA site.


  • Perform various biochemical and biophysical characterization of antibodies and other recombinant proteins, including chromatographies (SEC, IEX, HIC, etc), CE-SDS, cIEF, DSF, DLS, mass spectrometry.

  • Work with limited guidance to develop and execute characterization experiments to support antibody discovery and development efforts.

  • Troubleshoot and maintain analytical instruments.

  • Document accurate lab records; write and update Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs).


  • MS/BS with 2+ years of experience in biotech industry or PhD degree with relevant experience.

  • Knowledge in protein biochemistry and biotherapeutics.

  • Experience with protein analytical techniques.

  • Ability to work flexibly in a cross-functional team environment.

  • Organized, great attention to details.

  • Self-motivated and eager to learn.

We believe that science is bigger than any one person. Our legacy is what we achieve together. To that end, Compass Therapeutics offers individually-tailored compensation package, which includes competitive cash compensation, meaningful equity participation and an innovative and competitive benefits. We offer benefits that support Health and Wellness (medical, dental, vision, Health Reimbursement and Flexible Spending Accounts), Financial Future (401(k) program with company match) and Time Away from the Office. Compass also offers additional benefits including Gym membership, Commuter Reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Referral Program, Recognition Programs and Pet Insurance, and other programs.