Senior Scientist, Biology

San Diego, California
Feb 15, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Vividion Therapeutics is seeking a highly-motivated Senior Scientist, Biology 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 designing and executing in vivo and in vitro target validation studies.

Experience and education requirements:

  • PhD with 7+ years of experience in Molecular Biology and Cell Biology
  • Experience leading small molecule programs from target validation to lead optimization to IND-enabling studies
  • Drug discovery experience in immuno-oncology is a plus
  • Experience ensuring quality control and accurate analysis of data provided by CROs
  • Additional in vivo hands on experience, including dosing, tissue collection, and rodent tumor models is desired
  • Strong communication skills as evidenced in public presentations and peer reviewed literature
  • Cross-departmental coordination and project management experience required
  • Effective troubleshooting and problem-solving 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 SS-BIO2018.02.13 to  

Vividion Therapeutics, Inc. is an EEO employer.