Do you have the passion to join a group whose mission is to pioneer the discovery of a new class of medicines? Medicines that treat diseases unaddressed by today’s therapies by directly engaging RNA structures? 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 RNA-targeted small molecules (“rSMs”). 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.
Reporting directly to the CEO, the Vice President of Intellectual Property will have an opportunity to make a large impact on our mission by bringing specific expertise in biotechnology patents and an overall background in intellectual property law, including complex contract negotiation and drafting, as well as the capability to analyze and assess developing scientific progress. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of fundamental patent law principles and be capable of organizing intellectual property strategies for emerging technologies. This role has the potential to evolve into a broader in-house legal leadership position, as the successful incumbent demonstrates their ability to lead and navigate across all areas of legal initiatives and topics.
The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced small biotech environment, leveraging a high degree of integrity, creativity and innovation.
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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