Senior Scientist

South San Francisco, California
Jun 08, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
BridgeBio finds, develops, and delivers breakthrough medicines for genetic diseases. The company bridges remarkable advancements in genetic science with the entrepreneurial engine required to rapidly create lifesaving medicines for patients with unmet needs. Founded in 2015 by a team of industry veterans, the company has built a portfolio of 20 transformative drugs ranging from pre-clinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, oncology, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, renal disease, and ophthalmology. The company’s focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aims to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. 

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Who You Are:

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated scientist to join the BridgeBio Oncology Therapeutics (BBOT) group in South San Francisco. This successful candidate will join a group of investigators developing novel small molecule cancer therapeutics. This individual will lead a variety of molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry experiments to empower the optimization and progression of our lead oncology research programs. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual who thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced, and growing environment.

  • Design, perform and oversee the evaluation of molecular targets, therapeutic concepts, and agents
  • Define critical path studies needed to support hypothesis-based research
  • Analyze, interpret and present complex data, formulate conclusions, and propose experimental strategies within the context of broader project goals
  • Maintain knowledge of scientific advances and competitive activity from literature, scientific meetings, and external contacts
  • Supervise, train and develop junior scientists
  • Work closely with medicinal chemists, PKDM scientists, and pharmacologists in a team matrix environment

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements:
  • Doctorate degree, post-doctoral training, and ≥ 4 years of experience in oncology drug development, including cancer cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and genomics
  • Those with experience in development candidate selection are especially encouraged to apply
  • Experience in cell signaling pathways, i.e. RTK, PI3K, and MAPK pathways highly desirable
  • Must be able to work in an innovative, fast-paced, and team-oriented environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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