Research Associate / Senior Research Associate, In Vivo Biology

San Diego, CA, United States
Dec 22, 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:

As part of a project team, the successful candidate will have hands-on experience designing and executing in vivo experiments to support pre-clinical advancement of drug discovery projects. Title Commensurate with experience.

Experience and education requirements:
  • BS with 4+ years or MS with 2+ years of industry experience (small molecule drug discovery is strongly preferred).
  • Hands-on experience with mouse in vivo models.
  • Proficiency in animal handling, various routes of dosing (PO, SC, IV), blood and tissue collection.
  • Experience with oncology models (xenograft, PDX and syngeneic models) is preferred.
  • Familiarity with autoimmune disease animal models is a plus.
  • Experience with cell pharmacology, plate-based readouts, tissue culture and basic molecular biology techniques such as PCR is preferred.
  • Outstanding problem-solving and organization skills.
  • Be an effective team player and strong individual contributor, self-driven, flexible, pragmatic and able to handle multiple tasks and deliver high quality results under tight timelines.

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.