Careers

Xequel Bio is a clinical stage biotechnology company founded on a vision to deliver clinically relevant and effective solutions for inflammation-based medical conditions through an understanding of the molecular and cellular contexts that define the underlying pathology. Our focus is on diseases with unmet medical needs associated with dysregulation of inflammatory processes and an impaired injury response.

Xequel Bio is a high growth, fast paced organization that offers competitive salary and benefits including 401k to employees at all levels. We are currently seeking highly motivated, self-driven individuals to join our team. The ability to be productive and successful in an intense work environment is critical.

Please send a resume and cover letter to careers@xequel.com

Job Title: Translational Scientist     |     Department: Research & Development     |     Classification: Exempt     |     Location: Mount Pleasant, SC

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Translational Scientist will be responsible for conducting a full range of activities required to conceptualize, prepare, submit, and manage research programs. Responsibilities include producing high quality scientific documents for funding applications and submitting publications – including writing and editing grant proposals, scientific manuscripts for peer review, white papers, protocols, reports, and grant-related regulatory documents. The Translational Scientist will also be responsible for leading successfully funded projects.

 

MAJOR DUTIES OF POSITION:

  • Identify potential uses and indications for the technology within unmet medical needs.
  • Perform literature/product searches on new ideas to understand and assess novel advancements as they relate to company’s product roadmap.
  • Work closely with staff in developing and transforming ideas into research programs.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with scientists and physicians in academic and private institutions, including presentations at industry and medical meetings.
  • Lead and report on progress of successfully funded projects.
  • Maintain comprehensive and up to date knowledge of platform technological advances and particular market areas involved in identifying and soliciting grants.
  • Draft high quality written research documents and grant applications.
  • Prepare and assemble scientific documents as necessary (e.g., institutional grants, annual/interim reports, progress reports, etc.).

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ph.D. in Biology, Biochemistry, related field, or relevant background.
  • Ability to effectively design, troubleshoot, and/or collaborate on the development of experimental protocols to develop new methodologies.
  • Possess the ability to communicate results at internal and external meetings and has the capacity to manage outsourced research.
  • Exceptional verbal and written English language communication skills.
  • Project management experience and the ability to work well with a project team.
  • Ability to problem-solve, think objectively, and work independently.
  • Ability to handle changing priorities and multiple deadlines while maintaining high quality workmanship.
  • Proven experience with Investigational New Drug applications and clinical study protocols preferred.
  • Experience with vendor/CRO management preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to speak to and interact with a diverse group of individuals on both technical and business topics.
  • Must be able to travel across the U.S.
  • Approximately 10-15% travel including company meetings and other business.

 

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • United States citizen or appropriate legal documentation to work in the United States.

Contact to Apply:
careers@xequel.com