Scientific Talent Acquisition Partner

San Francisco, California
Jul 24, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Who You Are:

BridgeBio has grown rapidly over the past two years and expects to continue the trajectory with the recent success of our drug portfolio. Critical to enabling this continued growth, BridgeBio needs a strong pipeline of talent across our scientific functions. As a Scientific Recruiter, you will be responsible for identifying and speaking with top researchers around the country. In addition, you will work with the hiring team to source candidates, create job descriptions, identify existing and emergent scientific talent, and build strong relationships with future BridgeBio team members. To succeed in this role, you will need prior experience working in a laboratory environment, a graduate degree, an ability to quickly assess talent that would be a good fit for BridgeBio, and an ability to build relationships with candidates for current and future roles.

About BridgeBio:

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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  • Your main goal will be to hire top scientific talent into BridgeBio. The specific responsibilities we expect this will entail include:
  • Lead the entire lifecycle recruiting effort for scientific roles
  • Identify leading candidates across scientific roles, from associate up to director level
  • Work with hiring managers to define roles and write job descriptions
  • Collaborate with our recruiting team to come up with novel recruiting ideas
  • Engage candidates to build and maintain relationships using LinkedIn, email, and other methods
  • Maintain an active database of talent within our applicant tracking system (ATS), Lever
  • Understand and be a brand ambassador for Bridgebio’s culture and employee value proposition

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements:
  • You are a curious scientist with solid communication and organizational skills. Some specific characteristics we expect will indicate a high likelihood of success:
  • MS + 2 - 4 years of experience, or PhD + 0 - 2 years of experience
  • Passion for helping patients
  • Ability to quickly identify and assess top talent, especially the attributes required to succeed at BridgeBio
  • Ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders and potential candidates
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work independently
  • Organized in collecting and sharing information about candidates
  • Deep understanding of core elements of BridgeBio culture, values, and priorities

What We Offer:
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion – with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so

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