Research Associate, Cell Biology/Oncology - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Research Associate, Cell Biology/Oncology

Vividion Therapeutics

San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Cell Biology, Oncology, Research, Research Associate: Cell Biology,

Job Description

Vividion Therapeutics is seeking a highly-motivated Research Associate, Cell Biology/Oncology to contribute to the identification and development of novel small-molecule drugs. Vividion is a privately held biotechnology company based in San Diego that is leveraging an innovative and proprietary chemical proteomics platform to efficiently discover novel drugs in areas such as oncology and immunology.

As an early stage startup company, Vividion is looking for energetic and experienced candidates with a desire to work in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment. The successful candidate will have extensive hands on experience and expertise in mammalian cell culture techniques (including transient transfection, retroviral transduction), basic molecular biology (molecular cloning) and cell and biochemical assay development (using techniques such as flow cytometry, western blot & quantitative PCR). This position will be responsible for supporting the validation of novel drug targets via multiple mechanisms, including testing the effects of tool compounds on proteins in cellular and biochemical settings, and the use of Vividion’s proprietary chemical proteomics platform.


Minimum Experience and Education Requirements

•   BS with 3 + years of experience in Cell Biology or Oncology (biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry experience preferred)
•   Excellent oral and written communication skills, including reporting results in a timely and organized manner
•   Outstanding problem solving, troubleshooting, and organizational skills
•   Be an effective team player and strong individual contributor, flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks and deliver high quality results under tight timelines

In addition to a competitive compensation package with stock options, Vividion also offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical, dental, life, disability insurance. For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter referencing job RAON2017.08.07. Vividion Therapeutics, Inc. is an EEO employer.