Arcturus Therapeutics

Founded in 2013 and based in San Diego, California, Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: ARCT) is an RNA medicines company with enabling technologies – LUNAR® lipid-mediated delivery, Unlocked Nucleomonomer Analog (UNA) chemistry, STARR™ technology – and mRNA drug substance along with drug product manufacturing. Arcturus’ diverse pipeline of RNA therapeutics includes programs to potentially treat Ornithine Transcarbamylase (OTC) Deficiency, Cystic Fibrosis, Glycogen Storage Disease Type 3, Hepatitis B, and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Arcturus’ versatile RNA therapeutics platforms can be applied toward multiple types of nucleic acid medicines including messenger RNA, small interfering RNA, replicon RNA, antisense RNA, microRNA, DNA, and gene editing therapeutics. Arcturus’ technologies are covered by its extensive patent portfolio (182 patents and patent applications, issued in the U.S., Europe, Japan, China and other countries). Arcturus’ commitment to the development of novel RNA therapeutics has led to collaborations with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc., Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, CureVac AG, Synthetic Genomics Inc. and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. For more information visit www.Arcturusrx.com

Arcturus Therapeutics is presently recruiting outstanding candidates with experience in the field of mRNA technologies and nanoparticle sciences. Our corporate culture is dynamic, diverse, and creative. We value collaboration and teamwork. We seek individuals to join us with a genuine passion for the science behind helping to cure disease and improve the lives of patients. Please email your resume to Careers@ArcturusRx.com

 

Research Associate / Senior Research Associate, Drug Discovery

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Research Associate / Senior Research Associate to join our growing team. The Research Associate will conduct hands-on experiments in the Drug Discovery department with a wide variety of cellular biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry techniques. This person will be expected to complete scientific and technical tasks on aggressive timelines and to work as part of a team on varied projects with changing priorities. This position requires excellent communication skills, an outstanding ability to troubleshoot technical issues, a superior ability to plan and carry out experiments independently, and to work with complex instrumentation and software. Exact title and responsibilities will be commensurate with experience.

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Scientist, Frontier Science

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Arcturus is seeking a Scientist with a strong background in molecular biology and immunology to join our Frontier Science team. A successful candidate in this role will be responsible for leading and carrying out required lab activities in R&D for RNA targets.

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Scientist I/II, Translational Biology (In Vivo)

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We are seeking an experienced in vivo pharmacology scientist to support preclinical stage programs through the management, design, planning, and execution of in vivo studies.

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Life Sciences – Patent Agent/Sr. Patent Agent:

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Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc. (“Arcturus”) is looking for a Registered U.S. Patent Agent with a strong technical background in the Life Sciences to join the Arcturus Intellectual Property team. A qualified candidate will be a seasoned, experienced professional with a strong expertise in the area of specialization. This position will be required to work on problems across several technological fields and perform detailed analyses of complex data. The candidate must be able to demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and completing tasks in a timely and efficient manner. In addition, this position will network with senior internal and external personnel in the area of specialization.

The patent agent will work closely with Arcturus’ Senior Counsel IP and Transactions to support in implementation of IP strategy for Arcturus and assist in worldwide protection of Arcturus’ IP and innovation. A successful candidate will have experience capturing inventions, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and communicating with technical and business clients and partners. The patent agent needs to thrive in a complex, fast-paced, and dynamic business environment, and also enjoy collaboration and teamwork with fellow patent professionals and business partners. The patent agent will work with scientific personnel and Senior Counsel IP and Transactions to prepare and process patent applications for the company. This position will be required to analyze new invention disclosures, work with outside counsel, and draft and prosecute patent applications. The position may further assist with appeal and interference proceedings and performs other administrative patent duties as required.

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Lab Support Technician:

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Under close supervision, the Lab Support Technician will aid in the routine set-up and completion of various laboratory tasks and responsibilities.

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Senior Research Associate, Analytical Development and QC:

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The Sr. Research Associate, AD and QC will be responsible for routine analytical testing of RNA-based drug substances, intermediates and formulated drug products as well as for development and optimization of analytical methodologies to support an emerging research pipeline focused on treating rare diseases.

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Research Associate, Analytical Development:

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The Research Associate, Analytical Development will be responsible for conducting routine analytical characterization of RNA drug substances, intermediates and formulated drug products to support an emerging research pipeline focused on treating rare diseases. The candidate will also assist with optimization, development and implementation of new analytical procedures as needed.

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Senior Research Associate, Formulation Development

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Senior Research Associate, Formulation Development will focus on supporting design, development, scale-up, manufacturing, and characterization of lipid nanoparticle based nucleic acid formulations to support an emerging research pipeline focused on treating rare diseases. Experience with nanoparticle production and purification processes including but not limited to tangential flow filtration (TFF – UF/DF) is highly desired.

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Executive Assistant

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We are currently seeking an Executive Assistant to join our fast-growing, dynamic and collaborative team.

The Executive Assistant will be primarily reporting to the CFO & CSO and other members of the executive team as needed, responsible for many facets of day to day support within the executive team and programs.  The position requires extensive coordination and communication within Arcturus and with external board members, venture partners, and other outside parties, working with information that is of a critical and confidential nature. The role requires a high degree of initiative self-direction and collaboration, a high degree of tact and discretion, highly professional and corporate presence, self-confidence, flexibility, and adaptability. Ability to effectively work in a fast-paced changing corporate environment is critical to success in the position.

 

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Notice to Search Firms/Third-Party Recruitment Agencies (Recruiters)

The Human Resources team manages the recruitment and employment process for Arcturus Therapeutics. To protect the interest of all parties involved, we will only accept resumes from a recruiter if an executed search agreement is in place at the start of the recruitment effort. Unsolicited resumes sent to Arcturus Therapeutics from recruiters do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter and Arcturus Therapeutics and do not obligate Arcturus Therapeutics to pay fees should we hire from those resumes. Recruiters are requested not to contact or present candidates directly to our hiring manager or employees.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, due to the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.