Scientist, Antibody Production - Daejeon

Roles and Responsibilities

We are looking for a scientist with a strong background in antibody production, fueled with a passion for leading high-impact projects in the field of innovative anti-cancer drug discovery and development. In addition to technical expertise, all members of Orum are expected to uphold the values of self-motivation and teamwork, fostering innovation and close collaboration within the company.

As our antibody production scientist, you will be expected to:

  • Oversee animal cell (CHO, HEK293 cells, among others) culturing and transfection for the production of recombinant proteins.

  • Carry out lab scale and bio-reactor scale optimization for the production of recombinant proteins.

  • Maintain and operate the metabolite bioanalyzer and cell counter.

  • Conduct protein purification by standard chromatography methods (affinity, ion exchange, hydrophobic interaction, SEC) as well as demonstrate fluency with theoretical concepts underlying protein purification.

  • Possess extensive hands-on experience using chromatography equipment such as Akta (Explorer, Pure or Avant) and column packing.

  • Perform biophysical characterization and analysis of proteins and antibodies through physicochemical analysis, protein-based assay, HPLC-MS/MS, bio-analytical assay, qualification and validation.

  • Communicate directly with the Research Director and collaborate with other Associate Scientists within the team.

  • Partake and contribute to strengthening collaborate working relationships with a broad range of associates with varied disciplines and responsibilities.

  • Participate in creating a learning environment that is open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.

  • Actively engage in Orum’s interactive, team-oriented culture, interfacing with a variety of project teams.

  • Support R&D communications within the company as well as with external partners.

  • Support therapeutically focused external collaborations (academic and industrial) as a member of Orum’s science team.

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work within a team environment.

  • Embrace the ideas and opinions of other team members, nurture innovation, and guide innovative ideas to realization.


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in biological sciences or related field, or Bachelor’s degree with demonstrable ability to carry out basic laboratory procedures such as cell cloning and protein purification.

  • Industry experience is desirable but not required.

  • Experience in designing and performing DOEs is a plus.

  • Experience in laboratory scale (flask-based) or bioreactor cell culture not necessary but preferred.

  • Research experience with biologics and drug development not necessary but preferred.




Please send us your application or any enquiries to


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and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.

Kyuri Kim