Senior Research Associate / Associate Scientist, Biochemistry and Structural Biology

San Diego, CA, United States
Sep 26, 2020
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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. We aim to transform the future of human health through the limitless creation of highly selective small molecule medicines that reach unreachable targets. 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. We believe that the whole team contributes to the overall mission. We succeed as a team, and we grow as a team.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will have extensive hands on experience with cloning, recombinant protein expression and purification.

Experience and education requirements:
  • BS / MS with 6+ years of experience in biochemistry or related field (biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry experience strongly preferred)
  • Skillful in current molecular biology techniques (cloning, mutagenesis)
  • Extensive hands on experience with protein expression in E. coli , insect and/or mammalian systems
  • Experience in the development and optimization of protein purification protocols with an emphasis on high throughput evaluation of protein expression preferred
  • Expertise in protein purification techniques and familiarity with AKTA systems and Unicorn software
  • Familiar with protein characterization (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot) to support biochemistry and structural biology

Required Key Attributes:
  • Effective troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Be an effective team player and strong individual contributor, flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks

Further Information:

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, vision, life, disability insurance. Vividion Therapeutics, Inc. is an EEO employer.