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Multiple job openings in oligonucleotide drug development

Posted by: Ractigen Therapeutics

Posted date: May-30-2020

Location: Nantong/Shanghai

Ractigen Therapeutics, founded by the pioneers of a paradigm-shifting technology known as RNAa, is the leading RNAa-based biotech company, located in a modern biotech industry park of Nantong City of Jiangsu Province (2 h drive from Shanghai), China with a R&D center in Zhangjiang Pharma Valley, Shanghai. We are seeking highly motivated and creative talents at all career levels with the qualifications specified below to join an international team of scientists to bring into market ground-breaking medicines for many severely unmet clinical needs. Particularly, we welcome qualified individuals from within and outside of China to apply.

The positions to be filled are:

Director/Principal Scientist/Senior Scientist/Scientist, Cell/molecular biology, HTS and lead discovery/optimization

Principal Scientist/Senior Scientist/Scientist, Oncology/immuno-oncology, genetic diseases, metabolic/hematopoietic diseases

Senior Director/Director/Principal Scientist, in vivo and/or in vitro Pharmacology, ADME/DMPK

Director/Principal Scientist/Senior Scientist, in Medicinal chemistry/nucleic acid chemistry, formulation development for oligonucleotide delivery (lipid nanoparticle- and conjugation-based)


Working in a stimulating environment and with an international team of scientists and entrepreneurs;

Excellent physical working environment with recreation area and equipment;

Free/subsidized housing;

Internationally competitive salaries with a generous benefit package including bonus and stock options;

Talent incentives provided by local governments and competitive talent programs for qualified individuals;

Unique experience of working in China, and particularly in Yangtze River Delta Economic Zone which is poised to become the World's epic center for drug development.


Ph.D./M.D. in life sciences; or MS in life science with a minimum 5 yr working experience;

The candidates should have a solid background in one of the following areas: cell/molecular biology, oncology and immune-oncology, nucleic acid/oligonucleotide chemistry, oligonucleotide-based drug development, oligonucleotide formulation development, IND-enabling development of oligonucleotide drugs;

You are willing to lead and orchestrate a group of scientists with diverse expertise in a multidisciplinary drug discovery program;

You have previous experience in oligonucleotide drug discovery from hit identification to lead optimization and pre-clinical studies;

You have a strong experience in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical environment;

You are science-driven, result-oriented, and should demonstrate technical proficiency, scientific creativity;

You should demonstrate collaboration/team spirit and excellent verbal and written communication skills (English);

Track record of scientific success demonstrated by authorship on publications in excellent journals, and/ or patents.

For more details, please visit http://www.ractigen.com/en/.
Job Title Multiple job openings in oligonucleotide drug development
Post Details
Email hr(at)ractigen.com
Employer's Website www.ractigen.com
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Drug Development
Job Classification Job Classification -> Other
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Nantong/Shanghai
Key Words oligonucleotide, biotech, drug development
Start Date 2020-6-1
Salary International competitive
Deadline Sep-30-2020