Senior Scientist – (Target Discovery)


Calling all qualified Lead Scientists with experience in cancer biology (preclinical & clinical)! We are looking for a scientist to join a growing biotech company in sunny San Diego, working on cancer drug target discovery supporting the pharma industry.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Contribute and support to the scientific efforts in target identification & validation
  • Design studies to elucidate target biology
  • Conduct genomic / proteomic analysis on internal and external clinical databases
  • Communicate study results to external partners

Candidate Qualifications

  • PhD in Biology, Bioinformatics, Cancer Biology or similar
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a variety of simultaneous projects is a MUST!
  • Experience with Mechanism of Action (MOA) in the cancer space is desired
  • Strong background in target discovery (identification / validation)


  • Health Insurance
  • 401K w/ match
  • Flexible vacation!


Click the Apply link on this posting to submit your application to VRS Recruitment. Please include an updated resume and cover letter.

Reference#: VRS1924

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Cancer Biology, Mechanism of Action (MOA), Target Discovery