Senior/Principal Scientist, Biology - La Jolla, CA | Biospace
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Senior/Principal Scientist, Biology

Vividion Therapeutics

La Jolla, CA
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Position Type:
Full time
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Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biology, Principal Scientist, Senior Scientist,

Job Description

Vividion Therapeutics is seeking a highly-motivated Senior Scientist 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 multiple areas including 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 and cell and biochemical assay development. This position will be responsible for leading efforts towards 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.


•   PhD and 3+ years post-doctoral training in immunology, oncology, cell biology, or a related field
•   3-5 years of drug discovery experience in a biotech/pharma environment
•   Proven track record of success providing target validation for novel drug targets and/or experience progressing validated targets through preclinical drug discovery efforts towards a clinical candidate
•   Experience managing multiple research associates and/or scientists
•   Excellent oral and written communication 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 SPSB2017.05.19.  Vividion Therapeutics, Inc. is an EEO employer.