Arcturus Therapeutics

Founded in 2013 and based in San Diego, Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. is a publicly traded (NASDAQ: ARCT) RNA medicines company with enabling technologies – UNA Oligomer chemistry and LUNAR™ lipid-mediated delivery. Arcturus’s versatile RNA therapeutics platforms can be applied toward multiple types of RNA medicines including small interfering RNA, messenger RNA, replicon RNA, antisense RNA, microRNA and gene editing therapeutics. Arcturus owns LUNAR lipid-mediated delivery and Unlocked Nucleomonomer Agent (UNA) technology including UNA Oligomers, which are covered by its extensive patent portfolio (120 patents and patent applications, issued in the U.S., Europe, Japan, China and other countries). Arcturus’s proprietary UNA technology can be used to target individual genes in the human genome, as well as viral genes, and other species for therapeutic purposes. Arcturus’s commitment to the development of novel RNA therapeutics has led to partnerships with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc., Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Synthetic Genomics Inc., and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Inc.

Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc. is presently recruiting outstanding candidates with experience in the field of RNAi technologies and nanoparticle sciences. Only exceptional applicants need apply. Compensation and equity position is commensurate. Please email your resume to

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Senior Scientist, Protein Engineering

Arcturus is seeking a (Senior) Scientist of Protein Engineering who will be responsible for leading protein design/engineering projects.  This is a highly integrated role and the successful candidate will be responsible for design and conduction of protein engineering experiments with the goal of creating new molecular functions for proteins of interest. Extensive experience with phage display, mRNA display or similar molecular evolution-based approaches is essential to support drug development programs in the disease areas.  S/he will lead high functioning internal project teams, to generate quality data enabling good decision making.



Scientist I, Process Development

Arcturus is seeking a Development Scientist I to work in the RNA production and process development team.  A successful candidate in this role will be responsible for developing and transferring purification processes for RNA targets. S/he will be responsible for optimizing and automating internal mRNA production and purification processes. S/he will be responsible for supporting tech transfer, manufacture and regulatory filings of drug substance.  S/he will work with a team of highly motivated scientists in the RNA production and analytical sciences group.  S/he will support project leads, key internal and external stakeholders, and Arcturus’ research leadership to advance development projects.


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