Associate, New Program Sourcing

San Francisco, CA, United States
Sep 21, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Who You Are

BridgeBio is dedicated to finding and developing targeted therapies for the betterment of patients with genetic disease. We view our academic collaborations and network of partners as the engine of innovation behind our growing pipeline of therapeutics. The Associate of New Program Sourcing will be a critical, external-facing member of the BridgeBio business development team, with responsibilities focused on new partner outreach and management of current academic partnerships. The individual will be responsible for building new relationships with institutions and investigators and seeking out therapeutic approaches for licensing and/or investment. Ultimately, the Associate of New Program Sourcing is expected to grow into an expert on the therapeutic and research landscape in genetic disease and precision oncology, building critical business development, entrepreneurial, and analytical skills along the way

  • Seek and eventually help to vet therapeutic approaches that resonate with BridgeBio's mission to cure genetic disease. Fantastic science is often created from long-standing relationships and mutual understandings. The Associate of New Program Sourcing will be the critical link between BridgeBio and the research world that works to strengthen relationships and codify understandings.
  • Study the scientific literature to source new approaches for the business development team, and be proactive with reaching out to investigators whose publications align with our interests to treat genetic disease
  • Assist with - and eventually lead - outreach and management of academic alliances, with the potential to serve on steering committees with our partner institutions
  • Prepare and deliver thoughtful feedback to partners about their therapeutic approaches
  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of research proposals, and interface with our team to help us determine the most promising therapeutics approaches deserving of investment
  • Engage in constructive and thoughtful dialogue with leading academics in the genetic disease or precision oncology space

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements
  • Ph.D. preferred, will consider Masters/Bachelors degree with enough relevant work experiences in life science
  • Previous experience working with technology transfer offices, or analyzing/vetting therapeutics (not medical devices or digital health) in biotech business development
  • Familiarity and confidence working across a wide breadth of life science concepts (molecular biology, genetics, etc.)
  • A strong aptitude for and interest in finding and translating academic innovation into real therapies for patients
  • A self-starter who loves to learn and will bring high energy to work every day

What We Offer
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion - with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so