Associate Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry at Vividion Therapeutics
San Diego, CA, US

Vividion Therapeutics is seeking a highly-motivated and experienced Research

Associate/Associate Scientist within medicinal chemistry. 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


As a member of the chemistry department, the successful candidate will be responsible with the

preparation of small molecules to support internal drug discovery efforts. Additional

responsibilities will relate to synthetic method validation and working closely with biology. The

preferred candidate will be capable of balancing priorities to meet key team needs while allowing

time and effort for novel exploration.

Minimum education and experience requirements include:

• BS/BA and 8+ years (or MS and 4+ years) biotech/pharma industry experience in

medicinal chemistry

• Strong working experience with modern enabling technologies for organic synthesis,

purification, and spectroscopic interpretation

• Highly organized and able to work with minimal supportive supervision

• Proficient in exploring and interpreting SAR relevant to drug discovery programs

• Ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities including devoting time and energy

to building up internal infrastructure as needed

• Strong written and verbal communication skills