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Director, Pharmacology

Company: Vividion Therapeutics, Inc
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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.Vividion was ranked #2 mid-size company on The San Diego Union-Tribune's 2022 Top Workplaces list.Job Summary:We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to join our exceptional Pharmacology team supporting the discovery and development of our portfolio of novel small molecule therapeutics to address unmet medical needs in Oncology and Immunology. In this capacity, the individual will report into the Head of Pharmacology to devise and execute on the preclinical pharmacology strategy utilizing cross-functional collaborations to ensure delivery of high-quality data packages in support of target discovery through to regulatory filings.Essential Duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of scientists conducting in-vivo and ex-vivo assessments, including efficacy and PK/PD studies, evaluation of target engagement, and model systems to support MOA and POC assessments
  • Communicate the preclinical pharmacology strategy and present data to internal and external stakeholders, manage external collaborations
  • Collaborate with other functional area leads and program team members to enable timely advancement of molecules
  • Author regulatory documents and oversee delivery of required reports
  • Foster the professional development of the Pharmacology team members, ensuring both strategic and technical growth of individualsExperience and education requirements:
    • PhD with postdoctoral experience in Pharmacology/Immunology/ Cancer Biology or related field and at least 10 years of industry experience
    • Advanced knowledge of and hands-on experience in the area of pharmacological model systems and their use for drug discovery
    • Previous project leadership experience is required
    • Proven track record of successfully advancing programs from discovery to preclinical development
    • Strong communication, leadership and people interaction skills, while working in a highly matrixed environmentRequired Key Attributes:
      • Highly motivated, data-driven scientist with proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally to deliver on program goals
      • Have a solutions-oriented mindset and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
      • Mentorship abilityPay & Benefits:The annual base salary for this position ranges from $200,000 to $220,000 depending on relevant skills, experience, and education. In addition, this position is eligible for target bonus, long-term-incentives, 401k retirement savings plan with company match, and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.EEO & Employment Eligibility: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.Privacy Policy:The protection of your personal information is a commitment we take seriously. For information regarding our Privacy Policy (CA candidates) please visit

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