We seek a highly motivated and diligent scientist to join the Therapeutic Antibodies group at Achaogen. The successful candidate will have a background in biological sciences and a track record of productivity in a biotechnology or academic research environment, as demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or advancement of therapeutic projects. This role will operate in a highly diverse and dynamic research environment and contribute to Achaogen’s innovative antibody drug discovery pipeline in disease areas with high unmet medical need. The successful candidate will have the exemplary organizational and technical skills to lead multidisciplinary project teams focused on efficiently bringing new medicines directed against novel targets to patients. Responsibilities will include the oversight of development of robust screening assays, triaging of antibody panels to identify optimal clinical development candidates, and biological validation of targets. The ability to coordinate the activities of multiple functional area representatives, to problem solve and to deploy resources to answer key scientific questions are critical to the role. Attention to detail, the ability to communicate across multiple scientific disciplines and a persistent drive for results will be essential attributes of the successful candidate.