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.

 

Public Relations & Marketing Associate

Position Summary:

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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Head of Respiratory Pharmacology

Position Summary:

Arcturus Therapeutics is seeking an innovative and highly motivated Respiratory Pharmacologist to join our team and take the lead on our Cystic Fibrosis program. The successful candidate will help build a new class of lung targeted products based on Arcturus’s proprietary Lipid Nano Particle (LNP) nucleic acid delivery platform and be the representative of our lung/respiratory programs to investors, partners, the CF Foundation.  The successful candidate must have a track record of experience in identifying, validating and advancing aerosolized drugs into the clinic.

The 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 respiratory diseases.  This is a Director/Vice President-level role and our candidate should have extensive experience in the development of aerosolized drug delivery systems with a proven track record of progressing programs from preclinical to clinical stages. The successful candidate must have an understanding of the spectrum of different nebulizers. Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to develop important relationships with key stakeholders, good conflict management and negotiation skills, ability to identify and troubleshoot issues and raise to key stakeholders in order to develop relevant and realistic plans, programs and recommendations.

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Senior Scientist, Translational Biology

Position Summary:

Arcturus is seeking a highly motivated and skilled cell biologist with a proven track record of scientific accomplishment and technical expertise preferably in lipid metabolism, liver biology and/or related physiology. Applicants 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. The candidate is expected to contribute to current drug discovery programs as well as participate in the identification and validation of novel mechanisms and targets for the discovery of RNA therapeutics for rare diseases.

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Research Assistant, Analytical Development

Position Summary:

We are looking to hire a Research Assistant to work with our Analytical Development team. In this role, you will work closely with analytical/RNA production/formulation scientists in the lab and assist in routine and non-routine analysis and characterization of drug substances, intermediates, and formulated drug products. This is a tremendous opportunity for a new grad looking to begin their career in the biotech industry!

This is a full-time on-site and temporary position (expected duration approximately 6 months).

 

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.