Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology

San Diego, CA, United States
Feb 17, 2021
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:

Our team is seeking a highly motivated Scientist, to contribute to the identification and development of novel small-molecule drugs. The successful candidate will have extensive hands on experience designing and executing in vivo and in vitro target validation studies.

Education and Experience requirements:
  • Ph.D. B iology (Immunology/Pharmacology/Immuno-Oncology)- with 2+ years of post-doctoral training or equivalent industry drug discovery experience in any therapeutic area.
  • Ability to independently design, plan, and execute in vivo experiments, conduct ex vivo analysis or in vitro experiments to address drug mechanism-of-action and disease-focused hypotheses, data analysis and interpretation.
  • Experience in developing and/or prosecuting in vivo models, including dosing, blood and tissue collection, surgery, and rodent tumor model
  • Hands-on experience with ex vivo analysis employing contemporary cellular and molecular, immunological techniques, PCR, flow cytometry, protein analysis by Western/MSD etc,
  • Demonstrated experience in data analysis.
  • Experience conducting target validation, MOA, lead optimization, and IND-enabling studies is highly desired.
  • Cross-departmental coordination and experience working in a matrixed environment is desired.
  • Experience ensuring quality control and accurate analysis of data provided by CROs is a plus.
  • ACUC experience (including ACUP authorship) and/or AAALAC experience is highly desired.

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.