Job Location

San Francisco Bay Area site

Job Description

Fochon is currently seeking a highly motivated and energetic senior scientist of medicinal chemistry based at our San Francisco Bay area site. The successful candidate will be responsible for development and execution of compound design and synthesis to support our drug discovery programs. As a senior member of medicinal chemistry, he/she will also lead our drug discovery program(s), develop and implement project strategy in a multidisciplinary, highly collaborative environment providing synthetic organic chemistry expertise to drug discovery teams in support of the research portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Provide scientific and technical expertise in compound design and synthesis to support pre-clinical and clinical programs at all drug development stages.
  • Responsible for the design, execution and delivery of novel chemical entities aimed to optimize potency, specificity, pharmacokinetics and in vitro/in vivo efficacy.
  • Develop excellent working relationship with internal and external cross-functional teams to set priorities and advance R&D programs.
  • Present research programs at team meetings, company meetings, and national/international conferences

Requirements

  • Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry with 0-3 years postgraduate experience in drug discovery and preclinical drug development.
  • Superb experience in organic chemistry and state-of-the-art compound synthesis and characterization techniques with a strong track record of publications, patents and/or success in industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Exceptional data analysis and strong trouble-shooting skills.
  • Ability to multitask, be well-organized and manage multiple overlapping deadlines.
  • High degree of scientific intuition and a zest for discovery!
  • Fluent in English and Chinese.
  • Flexibility to travel as needed.

Fochon offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Fochon is an equal opportunity employer. Please send cover letter and resume to slin@fochon.com

Job Location

San Francisco Bay Area site

Job Description

Fochon is currently seeking a highly motivated and energetic senior scientist of discovery biology based at our San Francisco Bay area site. The successful candidate will be responsible for development and execution of biochemical and cell-based assays to support our drug discovery programs. As a senior member of biology, he/she will also lead our drug discovery program(s), develop and implement project strategy in a multidisciplinary, highly collaborative environment providing molecular and cellular biology expertise to drug discovery teams in support of the research portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, optimize, troubleshoot, and execute biochemistry and cell-based assays for target identification and validation for our small molecule drug discovery programs.
  • Provide project leadership, develop program strategy and interact directly with biology and medicinal chemistry team members.
  • Analyze, report and present data in an organized and timely manner to project and senior management teams.
  • Present research programs at national/international conferences.

Requirements

  • Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology or related field with experience in drug discovery and preclinical drug development.
  • Exceptional laboratory skills with demonstrated proficiency in various molecular and cellular technologies including, but not limited to, Western Blotting, ELISA, quantitative PCR, RNA/DNA purification, plasmid subcloning, protein expression, immunofluorescence, etc. Experience in mammalian cell culture models required.
  • Experience in animal model (especially immune-oncology tumor model) studies is desirable for additional responsibilities.
  • Exceptional data analysis and strong trouble-shooting skills, applying scientific methods to resolution of critical issues.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills.
  • Ability and desire to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced dynamic team environment.
  • Fluent in English and Chinese.
  • Flexibility to travel as needed.

Fochon offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Fochon is an equal opportunity employer. Please send cover letter and resume to slin@fochon.com

Job Location

San Francisco Bay Area site

Job Description

Fochon is currently seeking a highly motivated and energetic clinical program manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, management, execution and completion of Fochon’s clinical programs. This includes the management of CROs, vendors, and clinical sites to ensure timelines, goals, and objectives are met. This position will be based in the San Leandro, CA officeFochon is currently seeking a highly motivated and energetic clinical program manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, management, execution and completion of Fochon’s clinical programs. This includes the management of CROs, vendors, and clinical sites to ensure timelines, goals, and objectives are met. This position will be based in the San Leandro, CA office.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees clinical activities, from study and site start-up through completion of clinical trials.
  • Manages CRO, vendor and clinical sites activities, and tracks internal and external project deliverables to ensure all activities necessary for study start through study completion remain within the timeline and budget
  • Creates, review and/or approves documents and procedures required to conduct clinical studies, including, but not limited to, protocols, informed consent forms, investigator brochures, case report forms, study procedure manuals.
  • Create and implement departmental procedures (including project management processes and SOPs) in compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Participates in and leads process improvement activities within the department and cross functionally teams of medical affairs, data management, logistics, etc.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree required (scientific or healthcare discipline preferred).
  • Minimum 5 years previous experience in clinical research and development in biopharmaceutical or CRO environment.
  • In-depth working knowledge of FDA regulations and ICH GCP guidelines is required.
  • Prior experience in oncology preferred.
  • Ability to independently access relevant literature, analyze and write clinical-related documents, etc.
  • Ability to deal with time demands, incomplete information or unexpected events.
  • Must display strong execution and problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills required.
  • Flexibility to travel as projects needed.
  • Fluent in English and Chinese.

Fochon offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Fochon is an equal opportunity employer. Please send cover letter and resume to slin@fochon.com