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Research Associate/Associate Scientist, Biochemistry at Vividion Therapeutics
San Diego, CA, US

Vividion Therapeutics is seeking a highly-motivated Research Associate to contribute to the

identification and development of novel small-molecule drugs. Vividion is a privately held

biotechnology company based in San Diego that is leveraging an innovative and proprietary

chemical proteomics platform to efficiently discover novel drugs in multiple areas including

oncology and immunology.

As an early stage startup company, Vividion is looking for energetic and experienced candidates

with a desire to work in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment. The successful candidate

will have extensive hands on experience with recombinant protein expression, purification and

characterization.

Experience and education requirements:

• BS/MS with 2+ years of experience in biochemistry or related field

(biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry experience strongly preferred)

• Experience with protein expression in E. coli, insect and/or mammalian systems

• Expertise in protein purification techniques and familiarity with AKTA systems

• Perform protein characterization (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot) to support biochemical and

crystallographic analyses

• Familiarity with molecular biology techniques (construct design, PCR, mutagenesis)

• 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