Proneurotech, Inc. is a new, privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel neuroprotective drugs that prevent axon degeneration for the treatment of neurologic and ocular diseases.
We are looking for a motivated and passionate Scientist to join our founding team. We are a small, but rapidly growing team leveraging breakthrough insights from our founders to develop novel treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. Depending upon experience level, the title for this position could be either Scientist or Senior Scientist.
Ideal candidates will use their scientific acumen and collaborative approach to partner with the Proneurotech team on all aspects of the drug discovery process from target discovery through nomination of a clinical candidate.
Identify and validate new targets that block axon loss and degeneration
Conduct mechanism of action studies to inform PK/PD and biomarker endpoints in in vivo models
Establish and supervise in vivo models in neuropathic pain and neurodegeneration both internally and through CROs
Develop and validate biochemical and cell-based assays
Participate as a member of a cross-functional team and develop collaborative relationships across the company
Participate in licensing discussions and build strong transparent relationships with external partners and academic collaborators
Troubleshoot technical difficulties and implement solutions
Oversee the design of new protocols and experiments
Coach, manage and mentor junior scientists
Keep detailed and organized records of experimental protocols and results
A PhD and postdoctoral training in Neuroscience, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, or related field with a strong publication record
Deep understanding of pathways and pathophysiological mechanisms implicated in neurodegenerative diseases and neuropathic pain
Demonstrated ability to apply important biological findings to therapeutic programs
Exceptional interpersonal and management skills that foster collaboration and inspire high performing teams
Solution oriented with keen analytical and problem-solving skills
Comfortable in a culture that prioritizes clear and open communication and scientific excellence
Proneurotech Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: DiscoverySciSFN
About Proneurotech, Inc
Proneurotech is a new, privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery of novel neuroprotective drugs that prevent axon degeneration: a key pathological component of many neurological and ocular diseases. PNT is leveraging recent insights from its scientific founders to unravel the fundamental biology of axon preservation and develop breakthrough treatments for patients with neurodegenerative diseases. Our rapidly growing team combines research in biochemistry, molecular genetics, neurology, and synthetic chemistry to create drugs which directly combat the central mechanisms of axon loss. To learn more please visit us on the web at http://proneurotech.com/.