Post Doc Program

SEEKING THE NEXT GENERATION OF SCIENTIFIC PIONEERS

At Compass Therapeutics, we are creating a unique scientific culture with the goal of pushing the boundaries of scientific research in the fields of immuno-oncology and autoimmunity in order to discover and develop new immunotherapeutic modalities that will improve outcomes for patients with cancers and autoimmune diseases. We’re seeking entrepreneurial scientists for a different kind of postdoc.

THE ONLY POSTDOC THAT OFFERS A GRANT FOR YOUR FUTURE

For the first time in biopharma, postdocs selected for our competitive program will receive a grant to continue your work with Compass Therapeutics in an appropriate academic setting. This unique opportunity allows postdocs to receive exposure and training within an industry setting and be able to return to academia if you so wish.

Our intent with this unique postdoctoral training model is simple. We believe that building long-term collaborative bridges between academic centers of excellence and biopharma will better serve patients by fostering a mindset of translational medicine.

WORK IN THE EPICENTER OF BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

The postdoc program at the Compass Therapeutics research hub in Cambridge, Massachusetts provides a venue for entrepreneurial scientists to develop and enhance their talents in basic and translational research by working alongside a team of seasoned biopharma industry scientists and through regular, meaningful interaction with a network of internationally recognized experts and academic centers of excellence.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

An unrivaled opportunity to be at the forefront of the fields of immuno-oncology, autoimmunity and protein engineering working alongside some of the world’s leading scientists in these areas

A unique environment focused on talent development, and building the next generation of scientists and clinicians

Direct involvement in translational medicine – moving promising drug candidates forward from the laboratory into the human clinical trials

An opportunity to meaningfully contribute to the evolution of a comprehensive portfolio of immuno-oncology and autoimmune drug assets that could improve the lives of patients with unmet medical needs

An unparalleled scientific environment that highly supports and encourages the publication of research findings in prestigious journals and presentation of research work at scientific congresses. Publication and presentation by postdocs is an important way to promote external awareness of the Compass Therapeutics mission and the rigor and quality of our science

Opportunities to attend relevant immuno-oncology, autoimmunity or protein engineering congresses

RESEARCH FOCUS AREAS

Our postdocs will pursue research in some of the most promising and exciting fields in biopharma today.

BENEFITS

Our postdoc program has a two-year duration with the possibility to extend for an additional year based on the company’s evaluation of your progress and mutual interest. Postdocs receive a competitive salary commensurate with industry practice. As full-time employees, postdocs will be eligible to enjoy all of the company’s competitive benefits, including but not limited to:

Medical and dental coverage, as well as prescription drug coverage and vision care

Life and disability insurance

401(K) savings and retirement plan

A unique opportunity to receive a grant to be used in continued studies in academia or academic centers of excellence

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants are encouraged to submit their CV and cover letter. Selected applicants will be invited to visit the Compass Therapeutics headquarters where they will give a seminar on their research and meet with an interview team comprised of staff scientists and directors working within one of the research focus areas.