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Cedilla Therapeutics


Biomolecular Sciences leader

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We are an energetic new company focused on harnessing intrinsic protein stcapability mechanisms to broaden the reach of small molecule therapeutics. By working on cancer and other diseases caused by protein dysregulation, in ways that are distinct from other approaches, we have an opportunity to create unique and valuable new medicines.

You are an practiced leader of biomolecular science in drug discovery. The combined disciplines of biochemistry, biophysics, protein science and structural biology are central to Cedilla’s scientific strategy. The Senior/Director of Biomolecular Sciences will be responsible for defining and driving biochemical and biophysical strategies for our drug discovery enterprise. You will lead a multi-disciplinary team of scientists focused on target evaluation/selection, elucidation and leverage of mechanisms of action, assay development and project prosecution. This key position will work cross-functionally with biology, chemistry and proteomics to develop and optimize novel small molecule oncology drugs.

We view you as a key leader/scientist in the company, whose contributions will be critical to the success of our endeavor. Those contributions would include:

  • Defining and driving preclinical project and discovery strategies in the biochemical and biophysical space

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  • Developing mechanistic knowledge of targets and their molecular interactions to rationalize and drive discovery activities

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  • Building and leading the internal biochemical and biophysical capabilities

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  • Defining CRO strategy, selection and management

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  • Assay design, development and deployment

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  • Strategic and tactical drug discovery project support

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  • Maintaining the company at the cutting edge of the discipline

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  • Helping to create and sustain an energetic, interactive and supportive scientific environment, focused on critical issues and pragmatic progress

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  • As a senior leader in the company, contribute to overall company strategy, business development and culture


Some of the highlights of your background are:

  • A proven track record of scientific and people leadership abilities

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  • 10-15 years of practice in biotech or pharmaceuticals

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  • Ph.D. in Biophysics, Biochemistry or related discipline or BS/ MS with significant industry practice

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  • skills and knowledge in the following: enzymology; biochemical assay development and high throughput screening; cell-located screening; application of biophysical methods in drug discovery; protein production and characterization.

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  • capability to lead multi-disciplinary teams to move programs forward to the clinic

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  • Strong track record of scientific accomplishments as indicated with patents and/ or publications

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  • Demonstrable use of leadership abilities and communication skills to create an environment of trust and collaboration within and across teams

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  • Adept in use of resources in project planning and timely execution with focus on advancing programs and reaching go/ no go decisions

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to

We are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive income and benefits package.

All candidates should be legally entitled to work for any employer in the US.

Note to Employment Agencies: Please do not forward any agency resumes. The company will not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited

Job Information

  • : Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139, United States

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  • : 40701058

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  • : June 19, 2018

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  • : Biomolecular Sciences leader

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  • : Cedilla Therapeutics

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  • : Biochemistry

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  • : Indefinite

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  • : Master's Degree

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  • : Over 10 Years

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  • : 0-10%

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