Scientist, Oncology

San Diego, CA, United States
Jan 25, 2021
Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
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. 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 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/supporting 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.

Education and Experience requirements:
  • PhD and post-doctoral training experience in cancer cell signaling, cancer genetics/epigenetics or a related field
  • Experience characterizing novel targets and/or pathways as cancer dependencies and/or experience supporting preclinical drug discovery efforts in oncology
  • 2-5 years of oncology focused biotech/pharma experience preferred

Required Key Attributes:
  • Candidates must have strong communication skills as evidenced in public presentations and/or peer reviewed literature.
  • Candidates must have effective troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Candidates must be an effective team player, strong individual contributor, flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks and deliver high quality results under tight timelines.

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