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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company: Janux Therapeutics
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Janux Therapeutics is a biotechnology company based in San Diego that is leveraging an innovative and proprietary discovery platform to efficiently develop tumor activated product candidates that are designed to empower the immune system to eradicate cancer. Janux is developing unique immunotherapies that generate tumor-specific immune responses to attack and kill tumors without destroying a patient's healthy tissue.

We are developing applications with our TRACTr technology to be applied to immunotherapies that target all three stages of an anti-tumor immune response. Janux proprietary molecules combine tumor-specific activation with multi-stage anti-tumor signaling with the goal of significantly improving safety, expanding the therapeutic dosing window, and maximizing patient responses.

As an early-stage startup company, Janux is looking for energetic and talented people 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 Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Summary

Janux Therapeutics is seeking a highly motivated Talent Acquisition Specialist to support the company's growth strategy and hiring plans. As part of the Human Resources team, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will support hiring plans from beginning to end for multiple departments. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in high-volume Talent Acquisition in the Biotech industry.

Must have an excellent work ethic, ability to work independently, ability to juggle shifting priorities and strong communication skills. This is a full-time position reporting to the Human Resources Manager and is located at our corporate headquarters in La Jolla, CA.


-Bachelor's Degree along with a minimum of 2 years managing all phases of the recruitment life cycle, preferably in the Biotech/Biopharma and or Life Sciences industry.

-Ability to build strong relationships with hiring managers and interview teams.

-Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize objectives, and manage resources to achieve established deadlines.

-Strong written, verbal, and customer service skills.

-High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.


-Work closely with hiring managers to gain comprehensive understanding of their teams projects, hiring needs and job specifications.

-Manage the full recruiting lifecycle across various open roles, including coordinating and hosting interviews, collecting appropriate documentation, checking references, and offer negotiations.

-Conduct detailed candidate interviews through telephone and video technology.

-Advise hiring managers on best interview practices and Janux's processes.

-Provide a positive and collaborative candidate experience throughout the interview process.

-Serve as liaison for outside recruitment and staffing agencies.

-Continuously partner with recruiting team and leadership to design, refine, and implement innovative recruiting strategies.

-Participate in regular recruitment meetings to present progress to hiring managers and HR team.

-Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and company policies.

-The candidate must be an effective team player, strong individual contributor, self-motivated, flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks and deliver high-quality results under tight timelines.


In addition to a competitive compensation package with stock options, Janux also offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, including medical, dental, vision, and supplemental disability insurance.


-Medical insurance
-Dental insurance
-Vision insurance
-Supplemental disability insurance plans
-Flexible schedule
-Life insurance
-Flexible vacation
-Sick time
-Incentive stock option plan


-Monday to Friday (Full Time)
-Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.


United States (Required)


La Jolla, California (some remote work)


Janux requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Janux will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.


Janux Therapeutics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination based upon a protected category, as well as an environment free from retaliation for protected activity.

Keywords: Janux Therapeutics, San Diego , Talent Acquisition Specialist, Other , San Diego, California

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