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Research Associate/Research Associate II, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Vividion Therapeutics
San Diego County, California, US
Closing date
Oct 8, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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Company Overview:

Vividion is a next generation biotechnology company based in San Diego that is leveraging its proprietary chemical proteomics platform to conduct proteome-wide footprinting of drug-protein interactions with unprecedented breadth and precision. Our technology allows us to screen, identify and optimize novel drugs that selectively bind virtually any protein, including proteins previously considered undruggable. Our pipeline and emerging programs reflect a matured and productive platform capable of delivering first in class drugs utilizing novel mechanisms of action (allosteric inhibitors, protein-protein interaction inhibitors, functional activators, degraders etc.) against undruggable targets in the oncology and immunology space.

We prize scientific excellence, creativity, team players and we are committed to continued innovation. We have worked hard to create a collaborative and dynamic work culture where your ideas and discoveries are valued and will have an impact. We are growing and there are opportunities for mentorship and career progression.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will have extensive hands-on experience and expertise in basic molecular biology, and mammalian cell culture techniques. They will support the development of novel drug targets via multiple mechanisms, including testing the effects of compounds on proteins in cellular and biochemical settings. They should thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple projects.

Education and Experience requirements:
  • BS or MS in a biology-related field with 1-4 years of laboratory experience.
  • Required technical skills include expertise in validating and executing plate-based assays to test the activity of compounds, mammalian cell culture, luciferase assays, and cloning.
  • Experience with ELISAs, Western Blotting, or gene expression analysis is preferred.

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 and deliver high-quality results under tight timelines.

Further Information:

In addition to a competitive compensation package, Vividion also offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.

Vividion Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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