Do you have the passion to join a group whose mission is to pioneer the discovery of a new class of medicines to treat diseases unaddressed by today’s therapies? Does it excite you to be a part of a company with a focus on cancer and genetically validated targets in other disease areas with unmet medical need? If yes, you may be a great fit to join Arrakis on our path to bring powerful new therapies to millions of patients.
Your Impact at Arrakis
The mission of Arrakis Therapeutics is to extend small molecule medicines into new realms of biology by discovering and developing compounds that selectively target RNA (“rSM”). By targeting distinct RNA structure/function relationships, Arrakis is generating drug candidates with novel mechanisms of action for molecular targets that are challenging to drug in disease areas with high unmet medical need.
The growing Arrakis Compound Management group is looking for a Research Associate to join the team. They will provide daily support to Arrakis scientists across many departments, using state-of-the-art laboratory automation equipment and software to prepare compound plates in a wide variety of formats. The role also involves working closely with Medicinal Chemists to routinely procure new compounds from multiple vendors. Arrakis Compound Management capabilities are expanding in 2021 and beyond, providing the successful candidate with opportunities for career growth and personal initiative. The ideal candidate will be excited to work with lab automation and deliver high quality samples with a focus on transparent and prompt communication to scientists, in a constantly evolving environment.
Your work in compound management will support a core function to drive innovative science to deliver novel therapeutics to patients that will allow you to have a major impact on our mission. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced start-up environment, leveraging a high degree of integrity, creativity and innovation.
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Arrakis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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