About XBiotech

Join our team...

It’s an exciting time to join us and lay the foundation to change the future of medicine.

XBiotech is focused on developing antibody therapeutics targeting inflammatory diseases. Our lead product candidate blocks chronic inflammation and represents a possible breakthrough in the treatment of many diseases including cancer, psoriasis, diabetes and vascular diseases.

  • Are you a creative professional?
  • Do you prefer a work environment where detail orientation is given high importance?
  • Are you seeking a career at a company where responsibility and accountability go hand in hand for every employee at every level?
  • Are you intrigued by a dynamic, results oriented organization that’s small enough to make decisions fast and large enough to have the financial backing?
  • Are you a business person who understands the economics of a project, in addition to your brilliant technical skills?

If you answered yes to these questions, we invite you to search our open positions:


Corporate Lawyer

Job Description

  • Act as overall general counsel for XBiotech's various businesses and subsidiaries, including those located outside the United States
  • Act as senior in-house guidance on securities law
  • Work with senior management to draft, review, and negotiate agreements
  • Work with senior management on major corporate transactional initiatives for partnerships, licensing agreements, including negotiating agreements
  • Preparing legal memoranda and research legal issues
  • Creating and reviewing all corporate minutes
  • Maintaining database and electronic filing systems of all legal documents
  • Analyzing and interpreting laws, statutes and regulations in numerous areas, including but not limited to FDA compliance and risk analysis
  • Providing legal advice to Departments on a variety of legal issues


  • Must be dedicated to the assignments and goals of executive management
  • Minimum 5 years experience as counsel, preferably in a corporate, in-house setting
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Transactional and securities experience
  • LL.B or JD with an undergraduate in science preferable
  • Admitted to the bar to practice law in one or more provinces or states

To apply for this position, email your resume to: careers@xbiotech.com


Medical Director

XBiotech is looking for a uniquely motivated and talented physician to join our team as Medical Director.

The Medical Director will help conceptualize, strategize, establish, and coordinate XBiotech’s clinical trial activities in several areas of medicine where diseases have important inflammatory components, including Cachexia, Vascular Disease, Acne, advanced cancer, Psoriasis, Leukemia and Type 2 Diabetes.

The Medical Director will be the medical lead developing a world clinical trial strategy and managing clinical and regulatory issues relating to these programs. You will have development and oversight responsibility of all clinical trials.

Specific duties will include oversight of medical monitoring for and responding to safety events, completion of regulatory documents, and working in close collaboration with operations personnel.


The ideal candidate will have a Medical degree with a strong clinical background. Board certification is a plus. Previous experience in the conduct of clinical trials is of course highly desired. Certain aptitude for or leadership experience is essential. The ability to work as part of a dynamic team is also essential.

To apply for this position, email your resume to: careers@xbiotech.com


Clinical Research Associate

  • Clinical trial monitoring and execution experience/site, study coordination experience
  • Willingness to travel 50% nationwide
  • Good communication skills
  • Passion for what you do

Key Responsibilities

  • Is key participant in the design, implementation and monitoring of clinical trials, preparation of integrated medical reports, INDs, periodic reports, New Drug Applications (NDAs) and Biological License Applications (BLAs), etc.
  • Participates in design and writing of protocols, case report forms and informed consent forms for clinical trials
  • Productive in recruitment/selection of new investigators, contract research organizations and outside vendors
  • Responsible for planning and implementing all activities required to conduct and monitor complex clinical trials and ensures that Good Clinical Practices (GCP) are followed
  • Conducts site visits including pre-study, study initiation, interim monitoring, and study closeout
  • Monitors investigator performance and adherence to protocol, and proactively addresses conduct issues and enrollment problems, as necessary
  • Ensures that Case Report Forms (CRF) are reviewed in a timely fashion and submitted to the data management group
  • Involved in the compilation/writing of integrated medical reports and clinical sections of INDs, New Drug Applications (NDAs) and Biological License Applications (BLAs), etc.
  • Assists in preparation of presentations and manuscripts of scientific meetings and technical journals
  • Attends scientific/professional meetings and training courses as appropriate

Work Environment

  • Fast paced environment
  • Must be able to take on a project without constant supervision
  • Must be able to multitask


Senior positions require BS in a scientific, health care field (e.g., nursing, pharmacy, physician's assistant), or related field and 5-8 years' experience in the pharmaceutical or device industry including relevant clinical research experience (monitoring phase I-III clinical trials) and knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements.

Intermediate positions require BS in scientific field and 2-4 years related experience (monitoring phase I-III clinical trials). Knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements is preferred.


  • EDC experience
  • Oncology, Diabetes and Cardiovascular experience
  • Proven flexibility and adaptability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must possess computer literacy and proficiency in MS office
  • Valid Driver’s License

Employee Value Proposition

  • Work on launching a breakthrough drug that could treat millions of people around the world
  • Work with the latest technology and simplest manufacturing process
  • Learn from an outstanding professional team equipped with experience in providing scientific services
  • Work alongside staff with extensive experience in R&D, manufacturing, drug implementation and management
  • Pioneer in the commercialization of its antibody products using a much simpler process
  • From discovery to manufacturing all under one roof
  • Casual and friendly atmosphere
  • Growth potential

To apply for this position, email your resume to: clinicalcareers@xbiotech.com