Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd. seeks Ph.D. candidates nearing the completion of their studies and thesis defense, or recent Ph.D. graduates working in academia or industry, to join the firm as a Scientific Advisor in its Chicago, Alexandria, Virginia, or Walnut Creek, California, offices. The candidate’s Ph.D. should be in the area of cellular biology, immunology, molecular biology, pharmaceutical sciences, genomics, biochemistry, or a related area. Candidates should also possess strong analytical skills, superior academic credentials, and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. This position is full-time.

We will provide training to become a patent agent and an active member of our biotechnology practice. Responsibilities will include preparation and prosecution of patent applications and support of patent litigation and client counseling.

Benefits include a competitive salary and objective bonus structure; challenging work for a variety of clients; great work environment; medical/dental benefits; and 401(k) and profit-sharing retirement programs.

Leydig offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

As a provider of legal services to U.S. government agencies, Leydig participates in the E-Verify program.

Apply via email to:
lawcareers@leydig.com

Please e-mail resumes, with complete undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Chicago, IL; Walnut Creek, CA; Alexandria, VA

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