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Scientist, Chemistry/Chemical Biology at Vividion Therapeutics
San Diego, CA, US

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 be able to lead hit-to-tool chemistry efforts while managing outsourced chemistry resources.

The successful candidate will also have a functional understanding of biochemical/cellular assay

principles and be able to work together with a biologist to design and execute a plan to

characterize molecules for their effects on target function, including the effective application of

Vividion’s chemical proteomics platform capabilities. Title will commensurate with experience.

Experience and education requirements:

• PhD +/- post doctoral experience in synthetic organic chemistry or related field

• Industry experience is preferred but not required

• Experience with the design and execution of synthetic routes to generate small

molecules, especially as applied to compounds with biological activity

• An ability to understand structure/function relationships and assay relevance in small

molecule drug discovery and tool compound generation

• Strong interest in biology and/or biochemistry with a demonstrated ability to contribute

both to assay design as well as execution

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with colleagues across

disciplines to meet broad project goals

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Be an effective team player and strong individual contributor, organized, 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, Vividion also offers a

comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical,

dental, vision, life, disability insurance