Arcturus Therapeutics

Founded in 2013 and based in San Diego, Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCT) is an RNA medicines company with enabling technologies – UNA Oligomer chemistry and LUNAR® lipid-mediated delivery. Arcturus’ diverse pipeline of RNA therapeutics includes programs pursuing rare diseases, Hepatitis B, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), cystic fibrosis, and vaccines. Arcturus’ 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 (140 patents and patent applications, issued in the U.S., Europe, Japan, China and other countries). Arcturus’ 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’ 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 the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. For more information, visit www.Arcturusrx.com, the content of which is not incorporated herein by reference.

Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc. is presently recruiting outstanding candidates with experience in the field of RNA 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.

 

Senior Scientist, Translational Biology (Immunology)

Position Summary:

Arcturus Therapeutics is seeking an innovative and highly motivated Immunologist to join our Translational Biology team. Our successful candidate will help build a new class of immune-therapy products based on Arcturus’s proprietary Lipid Nano Particle (LNP) nucleic acid delivery platform and must have strong expertise in immunology and effector cell biology.

In this role, you will be responsible for leading oncology and immunotherapy projects and identify and interrogate immunomodulatory target pathways using cutting-edge technologies and novel approaches to enrich our company pipeline. You will be responsible for supporting existing immunology-based programs including cancer vaccines and immunotherapy targeted projects.

Our successful candidate will thrive in a proactive, fast-paced ‘can-do’ culture and enjoy collaborating across the full range of development activities and project teams for the ground-breaking, mRNA-based new drug candidates targeting rare disease. Our candidate should have extensive laboratory research experience and a desire to continue in a laboratory-focused role with a high level of experimental vigor and quality. Prior experience with rodent tumor immunotherapy models, nucleic acid vaccine development, cancer immunology and immunotherapy is strongly preferred.

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Public Relations & Marketing Associate

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We’re looking for a PR & Marketing Associate to join our growing team. This is an excellent entry-level opportunity! In this role, you will create PR/Marketing collateral, assist with website design, graphics, and plan publicity strategies and campaigns. You will be responsible for research, asset creation and organization to support corporate investor relations activities.

This is a full-time on-site and temporary position with potential to hire.

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Research Associate, Drug Discovery 

Position Summary:

We are seeking a highly-motivated, organized Research Associate to join our Drug Discovery team. The successful candidate will bring a background in cell biology and experience in standard biochemical, cell and molecular biology techniques. In this role, you will play a key role, working within a matrix, across a portfolio of programs, generating quality data.

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Financial Analyst, R&D

Position Summary:

Arcturus is looking for a Financial Analyst to join our growing team. In this highly-visible role, you will collaborate with team members across the organization to provide both operational and strategic financial recommendations to drive the business.  You will be responsible for our budgeting and forecasting process/systems for both internal R&D programs and external partnerships.  You will monitor performance indicators, highlight trends, analyze causes of unexpected variances and help drive our internal financial planning processes.

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Senior Manager, Analytical Development and QC

Position Summary:

The Senior Manager, Analytical Development and QC will play a critical role in providing leadership, guidance and direction to our experienced AD/QC group. In this role, you will lead development and utilization of analytical methods for characterization of RNA based drug substance/drug product candidates from an emerging research pipeline.

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Research Associate, Translational Biology (In Vivo)

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Research Associate to join our Translational Biology team. The successful candidate will bring hands-on experience performing in vivo experiments and with various animal handling techniques such as pharmaceutical agent dose administration (IV, PO, IP, IM) and blood/tissue collection. We seek candidates who are team oriented, diligent and meticulous, who display initiative and will be able to contribute intellectually to our science.

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In this role, you will support active research and day-to-day operations including:

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Research Associate, RNA

Position Summary:

Arcturus is seeking a Research Associate to join our RNA team. This individual will work with a team of highly-motivated scientists to advance development projects within RNA production, RNA process development, RNA formulations, and analytical sciences.

The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out required lab activities for RNA targets including cloning and production of plasmid constructs, developing and executing biochemical assays, producing and purifying RNA, and supporting process development for clinical RNA manufacture. In addition, the Research Associate will prepare detailed standard operating procedures for technology transfer.

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